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rear license plate lights not working

I have a quick question my rear license plate light arent working they used to then a few weeks later they stoped working. I bought new light assembly's still doesnt work i tested the wires im getting power idk what else to do if you have any suggestions it would be appreciated.
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If you have power, and a working light assembly, it's most likely a ground issue.
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how would i go about to fix that im not really familiar with electrical i know what a ground is but if you could give me some more info i would appreciate it.
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Do you have one wire going to your light fixture or two?

If one wire then the fixture grounds through the case to the bumper. You will want to make sure where the fixture snaps into the bumper is not crusty and making good electrical contact.

If it is two wires to the fixture then you have a wire that is broken somewhere.

Humor me and check your fuse again, location #10, small panel by your left knee.

Maybe snap a pic from the back side so we can see what you are dealing with.

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The wires should be over by the drivers side rear light and if I remember correctly one is brown and one is purple. As long as you have two wires coming out of new light then you can ground it to back of bumper and power should be hot you said. Also some have these tied into the trailer wiring, I mounted a new one and tied power to the factory hot wire at rear drivers side running / brake lights and grounded to back of bumper it works great.
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Clutch noise video

The noise is the same with truck in neutral and in gear running. I recorded the clutch depressed and other ways where you can hear the noise It is also very hard to get into reverse till truck is warm and downshifting into 2nd at high speeds. I could not figure out how to upload video but here is a youtube video of it. Thanks
http://youtu.be/c94DHTNH_vI

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The noise is the same with truck in neutral and in gear running. I recorded the clutch depressed and other ways where you can hear the noise It is also very hard to get into reverse till truck is warm and downshifting into 2nd at high speeds. I could not figure out how to upload video but here is a youtube video of it. Thanks
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfx...are_video_user

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