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Re: Trunk blackout

Jon W.asks:

The light in my trunk won't come on.  The light itself seems to be 
intact.  The fuse is combined with other electric items which are 
working fine so I assume it isn't the fuse.  The connectors for the 
light seem to be free of corrosion or dirt.  What would cause the 

Among other things, the switch, expecially if it has lost its rubber 
boot and become internally corroded.  Remove the switch and short the 
two wires together.  If the lamp lights, replace the switch (and add a 
new boot if needed).  If it doesn't light, try measuring the voltage 
in the circuit.  You may have a broken wire, perhaps where the trunk 
lid pivots.

***                 ...Kirby    (Kirby A. Smith)                 ***
***                      2 X 1988 90q                            ***
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