You're lucky that you have one side working - instant test bed. Recommended Services. Post Oct 02, 2015 #1 2015-10-02T19:26. You should also have a warning noise with the door open. Not a bulb issue. In the grounding, both tail lights can still work with one tail light housing not grounded. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date; E: Load on non RCD side, causes RCD trip : Electrical Forum: 4: May 2, 2020: D: E39 530i touring - Nav … robali123. Help! Is … I notice when i switch the engine off and the lift stay on for a short time the passengers side go off instantly where as the drivers side stay one for a short time. On my Astra (Not a Renault I know :d ) the DRL's double as the sidelights. On the bad ground side the power comes in through the tail light filament, illuminates it and the current passes through the "floating" ground and exits reverse through the brake light filament and hot wire for the brake lights seeking a ground. Some models allow you to display parking lights on just one side of the vehicle, which should be the side that's exposed to road traffic. Reply to One side parking lights not working in the Auto Electrician Forum area at ElectriciansForums.net. So if you inadvertantly had it in one of these two positions you might think one side of the car has the marker lights out. The parking lights operated by the indicator stalk illuminate both 'normal' rear 5W bulbs on the relevant side, just as switching the lights on does. My 2003 Mercedes parking light on the drivers side is not working. They all talk about fuses starting at number 1. the connections get tarnished if thats the word, needs to be cleaned Difficulty Level - 4. I see that there's only one fuse control for both lights. do you have a second fuse box if so check it. works like a charm now. Parking at night (248 to 251) 248 You MUST NOT park on a road at night facing against the direction of the traffic flow unless in a recognised parking space. Headlight bulbs have a limited lifespan — 450 to 1,000 hours — so they’ll eventually burn out. all the side lights and the instrument cluster illumination are supplied by fuse 2.24 20 amp in the central fuse box (in passenger side). This official sponsor may provide discounts for members. A multi-meter shows that no current is being delivered to the passenger-side bulb, while the driver's side get 14 V. The turn signal bulb is used as the daylight running light. The fuse box on the passenger side starts at fuse 100. Either the left or right front/back parking light should come on. Checked all the fuses & under the dash, do you think it's a relay or something else? Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech. My left rear blinker won’t light up all the others do and my left indicator light is not working either please help. Try swapping a bulb from one side to the other first - if the fault moves side then you've found your problem. Update : The reason I asked in the first place was because I had a mot booked for 8.30 am and told them I was waiting for it ie no courtesy car needed, at 9.20 one guy came told me no one on front desk had told him he had a waiting one so mine hadn't gone in yet but it would deffo be next, I said ok. If you look at the schematic for the parking light wiring you will see that the power to the rear parking light is supplied through the side maker light. The driver's side light works fine. Your help is really appreciated. Do these modules just pull out does anyone know or more work required? How do I use my parking lights? Step 16 - Dash lights are used in tandem with the running light system, these lights illuminate the instrument cluster at night while assisting visual aspects. Perhaps a bulb has burned out, or a relay has malfunctioned. Can you tell me how to fix this. The dual filament bulbs will light up when the break is pressed, but the other filament will not light up when just the head lights are on. I've still not got round to checking yet. Presume that means the passengers one needs to be checked. I had the same problem, one of my front parking lights would work then not, after buying new bulbs I figured it was the connection to the bulb, took the light assembly out and tested it getting voltage, but not making the connection, got 3200 grit sand paper and gave the connection a once over. The solution could be as simple as replacing a fuse. SPONSORED LINKS. This I am getting from memory. I can not see any breaks in the wiring. Also, a shorted turn signal switch can cause this problem. Left side works fine but right doesn't light up. >>To clarify I was refering to the single sided parking lights not obligatory (parking) lights.>> My father had one of these parking lights for a 1947 Austin 8 we had in the late 1940s and early 1950s as the car had to be parked on the street - the parking light was hooked on to the top rear section of the driver's window for maximum effect. would my car fail mot if one front side light bulb was not working , full headlights are fine.? Turn signals and brake lights work. Here's how: With the parking lights on. Side and tail light problem - bertj : It might be tied up with the use of parking lights on VW's. There are no separate bulbs for parking, not on an E36 3 series anyway. I exchanged the bulb with the other side and it works fine. It’s crucial you know how to check your lights and bulbs in case one stops working. While you might need to work under the hood of your truck to resolve this common problem, you can rest assured that you won't be stuck attempting to carry out advanced repair work that requires specialized skills or tools. The brightness of the dash lights can be adjusted by turning the rheostat near the headlight switch, if this adjustment is turned "OFF" the dash lights will not work. I've looked for a manual with the use diagram but cannot find the right one on the internet. Hope this helps. Only one side parking lights 04-02-2012 11:56 AM #1 I am only getting parking lamps on my passenger side . changed bulbs and swapped fuses with no results , wondered if there is a common problem , IE ground , control module , etc . Don't panic! No power to 3 of the parking lights … read more. 32 3. robali123. Joined: Feb 21, 2010 32 4 0 Location: Evanston, IL Vehicle: 2004 Prius Model: N/A. Tail Lights not working. I recently bought the van and the tail lights were in a bad state, someone had wired in different lights and messed with the original wiring. Check there is a 12 volt supply at this fuse, if this is OK then check for 12 volts at pin 11 of the headlight switch (orange/yellow). If the lights on the left side of your car are not working, then there may be one of several electrical problems. All the passenger side lights work fine. The signals work only when signaling left, but other than that they don't. I've got a Focus Titanium 2.0 2010 model, and my side lights on one side are not working. SOURCE: all brake lights suddenly stopped working changed bulbs park light fuse and cant find any blown fuses what else can it be brake switch on the pedal bad.bad relay. Can anyone suggest anything else I can check. But the passenger side brake light still doesn't work. Checked all fuses, one by one including the ones in the engine bay and all are fine. 26,454 satisfied customers. Check the sockets using a test light. Laws CUR reg 101 & RVLR reg 24 249 All vehicles MUST display parking lights when parked on a road or a lay-by on a road with a speed limit greater than 30 mph (48 km/h). The brake lights are not working correctly in combination with the other lights (turn signals|headlights) ... On my 08 Dodge Avenger, I have one parking light working out of 4. I am not an electrician so don't know if they use a relay for each side, wouldn't have thought so on a low power circuit but you never know. Often, this is due to corrosion in one or more sockets. Since it's just the left side we can at least be pretty confident that the issue is on the trailer side (and not on the tow vehicle). SOURCE: all brake lights suddenly stopped working changed bulbs park light fuse and cant find any blown fuses what else can it be brake switch on the pedal bad.bad relay. Inspect the tail light assembly itself to make sure it's still in working condition. Law RVLR reg 24 250 sprinkles08. Passengers side are fine. This is the most common cause of a single high beam headlight not working, but isn’t common if both high beams aren’t working, because it’s highly unlikely that both bulbs would blow at the same time. All other lights are working fine. Parking lights NOT working, all other lights working. 3. Even tried switching bulbs to use the one that I knew was working on driver's side, but still wouldn't work on passenger side. If the ignition switch is on this feature won't work, the car has to be off. If the small side maker bulb goes out, I know it will also make the rear parking light not work. High School or GED. Share: Facebook Twitter Reddit Pinterest Tumblr WhatsApp Email Link. For some reason the lights of the left side of the car aren't working, Left side: parking lights, DRL, & tail light. Dan Ferrell (author) on February 26, 2020: Something is grounding the turn signal circuit. You might apply 12V power directly to it to ensure the bulb isn't out. Someone told my wife yesterday that her parking lights/tail lights weren't working in her 2004 Prius. As this problem is probably electrical in nature, I would recommend having a professional technician look over the vehicle in order to Just letting you all know the parking lights do pull out from the back they are very tight and not much room I used a flat head screwdriver to GENTLY pry them out about 2-3mm by putting the screwdriver just under the lip at the back of the plug and twisting the screw driver gently at bottom then at the top then you can used your fingers the pull them out Both front and rear parking lights on drivers side are not working. In short make sure when you check out the lights that the switch is turned to the RIGHT not the left. 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