ORGANIZATIONAL TROUBLESHOOTING - CONTINUED
TEST OR INSPECTION
22. ONE BACKUP LIGHT DOES NOT WORK - CONTINUED.
Although KEY SWITCH must be on and battery ground cable connected to test electrical circuit
voltage, turn off KEY SWITCH and disconnect battery ground cable before doing resistance tests
or replacing parts. This will keep you from getting shocked and prevent damage to parts and
Scrape painted surfaces to bare metal before connecting test leads to ensure correct multimeter
Steps 9 and 10 are for right backup light.
Using number one cross-tip screwdriver, unscrew and take out four screws (1) and take off
terminal cover (2). Set multimeter to ohms scale and adjust to 0 ohms. Connect red test lead to
wire terminal (3) and black test lead to wire terminal (4) on blue wire (5). Check for 0 ohms on
multimeter. Disconnect test leads.
If multimeter reads no continuity, blue wire (5) must be replaced. Notify Direct
If multimeter reads 0 ohms, put terminal cover (2) on left stoplight/ taillight assembly
(6). Screw in four screws (1) and tighten using number one cross-tip screwdriver and
go to step 10.
Set multimeter to ohms scale and adjust to 0 ohms. Connect red test lead to terminal (7) and
black test lead to stud (8). Check for 0 ohms on multimeter. Disconnect test leads.