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PostSubject: Rear lights not working    Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:59 pm

Hey so my rear lights are not working no power at all an all the fuses look good just no power has anyone ever had this problem
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PostSubject: Re: Rear lights not working    Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:06 am

Check your wiring. From fuse box and harness to light switch. 

Maybe a faulty switch. Have had a few of those.

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PostSubject: Re: Rear lights not working    Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:36 am

Also check the grounding at the light itself. How they are grounded depends on the year, at least on T2's and T3's, likely the same on bugs. If the lights depends on the screw that attaches the housing, that may not be sufficient enough of a ground. I've run separate ground leads from the light housing to solid ground to avoid this problem. Check power at the light using a separate ground point. If power is there, then it's the lack of grounding. Later models had a separate ground and didn't depend on the housing attach screws.
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PostSubject: Re: Rear lights not working    Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:12 am

I took apart the conector in the back where 4 wires connect to an they where all dirty an messted up have power on my black an white wire just didn't have time to fully mess with it but I think that maybe my problem just maybe
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PostSubject: Re: Rear lights not working    Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:27 pm

IF YOU NEED IT HERES THE WIRING DIAGRAM FOR THE:

LATE 68 TO EARLY 69: http://www.vintagebus.com/wiring/bug-68+69.jpg

LATE 69 TO 71: http://www.vintagebus.com/wiring/bug-69+71.jpg

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