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Re: Help! Tail Lights
> I know this is probably simple and stupid (I hope!):
> The pass tail light on my 84 4ks acts like it is signaling
> correctly at the dash but the turn light, brake light, and
> running light all blink. The signal is not very bright, too.
> Any knowledge? TIA
Bad ground connection to the tail light cluster. Check that all the
pins on the connector are making good solid contact on both clusters.
On pre-85 4000s (with the early style tail light) there is an extra ground
lug on the cluster itself, that is separate from the connector. It is
an easy "upgrade" to wire that up to the chassis with an extra wire if
it's not already done.
96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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