My tail lights work when I hit my brakes even if the headlights are on or off which is normal, but don't turn on when I turn my headlights on. Sponsored Links Please select your desired model below. It could be a short but what could cause a short when I start the car. Temporarily ground the black wire. Pull on the cable so the linkage is in a middle position. Next disconnect the throttle cable from the throttle body.
Test Two Ground black and blue. I just checked it again and the fuse is good. If we feel a piece of advice is particularly reckless, dangerous, or extremely unhelpful it maybe removed If a post or comment is provided that is not a response to a question, the post may be removed. B and C in the above diagram goes to B and C on the four pin harness. Another thing, wouldn't a short blow the fuse. Installing the bracket for the cruise module is difficult because the dash harness is in the way of the 10mm bolt that is already highly inacessible. I do have the diagram attached and without physically checking out your vehicle, I would suggest to check the headlight switch.
Basicly all this is is a site with a bunch of charts with wire colors, what they are for and where they are on the car. It is a plunger style that close the circuit when you press on the pedal. Remote on kkey chain will stop problem. So when you press the button in the light will go off. Do not know owner problems with alarm. Those who continually cause issue will be removed 2a One Incident per Thread. I try to explain it a little better.
Several connections can be made behind the cluster. Please reply with helpful info. I am the third owner and was given no instructions on the after market security system. We are also happy to advise on how you can save money at the shop. This information outlines the wires location, color and polarity to help you identify the proper connection spots in the vehicle. One is for the horn and the other triggers the airbag. Of course there is always a chance that your wiring harness is shortening out somewhere, most commonly on a connector or junction.
My side markers also don't work so I'm assuming that it is my switch causing all of this. The Cruise Control Actuator has four wires. Pull the actuator side of the pins out of the harness. Unplug the dimmer harness, then push the four clips simultaneously to release the blank panel where the Cruise Master Switch drops in. I have checked the fuses, brake switch, and lights and all are good. The rocker is spring loaded to return to the middle.
The meter should show about 12V. We allow links, pictures, video, or audio file to help diagnose your problem. Some cruise control systems operate by vacuum. The ones adjacent to the reverse lights on the trunk lid are parking lights only. The ground connections seem like they could be of particular importance, as according to the , the left and right brake light circuits have separate grounds. Now that they're more accessible, you can pop the tab out that connects the throttle cable to the pedal, and push in the pin and release the brake switch harness. A second contributor wishes to remain anonymous.
That would be a good place to start. No intentionally bad, harmful, or deceptive advice. You may also have a 4 pin brake light switch in which the center brake light is activated by a separate contact within the switch, so it could also be the brake light switch itself. The actuator should pull the cable in. If you are swapping to a cruise cluster and want to wire the Cruise Indicator light, then wire it at the same time as the Cruise Switch.
A simple off -on- off momentary rocker switch would work just as well and could be placed anywhere in the vehicle. The brake switch will get hung up on the ignition wire harness so you will have to fight with it a bit. Aftermarket Switch A fan of the site kindly contributed photos and a description of how to use an aftermarket switch. Without the specific colors for the specific vehicle it is hard to use. Then connect it to the throttle pedal under the dash.
Leave the switch out until you've wired it up. It works the same as your door light switch. And if I remember correctly the plate lights stay on as long as the headlights are on even if I start the car. Engine running: How do 1 and 2 above now differ? We have 17 Honda Vehicles Diagrams, Schematics or Service Manuals to choose from, all free to download! My friend told me that this might fix the problem. Accord to the fuse cover, the parking lights taillights with headlights on I believe they are called are on the same circuit as the license plate lights.
It is very annoying and it is unpredictable when this will happen, however it is beginning to do it more often than before. Thanks once again to Blair Dillman for the following contribution! Make sure yellow alignment notch is centered and cable reel is set to top center before reinstalling wheel. The way to tackle this scientifically is to secure the wiring diagrams for your car, then you can trace it from the stop light switch from one connector to the next until you find the break. In our Commando Installer Database and Receive Installation Leads For Free! I'm trying to give as much info as possible so I can get an answer. I forgot to mention that I replaced the bulbs a month ago.