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Brake light (switch?) question

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In doing the cleanup on the Headlight and Turn Signal switch, I found a missing spring loaded nub pictured on a previous post and a broken piece as noted from a contributors post.  Removed the rocker plates and existing spring/nub knowing I wouldn't have Headlights or Parking lights until I can procure a replacement. Current situation:

  • LH & RH Brake lights are now functional (Original issue!)
  • Reverse Lights Functional 
  • Hazard Lights Functional
  • RH Turn Signal Functional
  • LH Turn Signal NOT functional ... Arghhh!

More diagnostics time!

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Quick question ... on the Tail Light sockets that use the dual filament bulb (have two connect points at the base), should these sockets have 3 wire leads going in to them?  On my LH Tail Light, the upper far left socket has 3 wires, whereas the upper adjacent socket only has two wires (yet it's a dual filament bulb) ... This has me puzzled ... Thanks!

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Likely only 1 filament of that bulb will light up. I've seen it many times and on a few different brands of cars. If it works, leave it alone.

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Thanks for the tip!  Finding one of those micro springs will be a challenge .... Lol ... Picked up a used Headlight Assy this last week at a reasonable price.  Going to install and I'll report back the results in the next day or two.

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