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Old 11-20-2012, 05:04 PM

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Tail light issues

I put a 2010 bed on my 2000 super duty and just plugged the new tail lights right into the harness' from the original lights. I soon found out the when I put my left turn siginal on the right came on in the rear and vise versa lol. Also when I hit the brakes the reverse light came on. Does anyone have any experience with how I need to go about rewiring these light so they work right?
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:05 PM
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I had the same issue when I put my new bed on. I took the plug apart and switched the wires for the turn signals. I don't recall having issues with my reverse lights though
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:06 PM
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I would think that if it plugged right in that you could remove the pins in the bed side of the harness and reinstall them in the correct spot to match the truck side of the harness.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:55 PM
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^^^^ Yeah, what he said... the plugs they use are normally able to be taken apart, and the wires reinstalled in the places you want... just takes some time and small (and I mean tiny) flat blade screw drivers to release the little tabs that hold the pins in the holders. Take your time, and it should come apart. Maybe practice on your old wiring harness... Worst case, cut and splice the 'bed' end of the harness...
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