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Tail Light Remedies

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Intermittent or non-functional tail lights can be a real source of aggravation for first generation Mustang owners.

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Many malfunctions can occur causing lighting failure.

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The old socket is pressed out of the tail light housing. Penetrating fluid can aid in the removal of socket.

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The new socket comes complete with different pigtail. Notice the sloppy fit when the new socket is slipped into tail light housing.

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If your new socket isn't tight in the housing, remove the sockets ''guts'' and sand off cadmium plating before silver soldering in place with pencil torch.

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The new socket's pigtail incorporates a ground wire, connect this to tail light mounting studs. The other two wires feed the tail and brake/turn signal filaments. Clip body's ''feed'' loom and solder& heat shrink tube connector to their appropriate locations.

Test to insure proper tail and brake light operation. Use new tail light housing and lens pads for continued satisfactory service.


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