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NHTSA — Exterior Lighting: Brake Lights Problems


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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette lights problems

lights problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 202005

Silhouette 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Stop lamp bulbs are shorting out at connector to sockets. This has happened four times so far. Three times on the right side and once on the left side. The result is a melted base on oem bulbs with plastic bases and an inoperable brake light. Frequent failures of stop lamps creates a safety hazard. 2 of the bulbs are available

- Oakville, 00, USA

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