dash and licenseplate light problem in 1988 90s

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Aug 19 15:18:03 EDT 2002

At 01:45 PM 08/19/2002 -0400, cjcasati at hotmail.com wrote:

>Hi all,
>this is weird, I lost the dash lights, found the solution and replaced the
>blown fuse for the license plate lights. 10 days later it blew again, more
>research, cleaned/replaced the bulb sockets on the license plate light. No
>luck. Took off and taped the connectors, looked for shaved wires, found the
>glovebox light in pieces and taped it, still no luck. At this point I need
>help from the list, state inspection is due and it won't pass without the
>licenseplate lights in working order.
>Does someone know of another likely cause? The wires within the trunklid
>travel in a thick rubber tube (unlike my 5kTQ) so I cannot see whether there
>is an issue in the loom.

Is this the circuit that includes the rear seat cigar lighter that
sometimes causes weird electrical symptoms????

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