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HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL

I'VE GOT A SC400 1993. MY PASSENGER SIDE TAIL LIGHT WAS NOT WORKING SO I TOOK IT OUT AND THE LIGHT AND CONNECTORS WERE FULL OF WATER. THEREFORE I THINK THE WATER PROBABLY SHORTED OUT THE LIGHTS.

I CAN FIX THEM I THINK BUT I NEED TO KNOW WHERE TO GET THE CONNECTORS (THE RECEPTICLE THE BULBS GO INTO ) FOR MY CAR AND YEAR. THESE CONNECTORS ARE WET AND RUSTED OUT, ALTHOUGH THEY ARE PLASTIC THE THING THAT HOLDS THE LIGHT BULBS ARE METAL .

I WOULD APPRECIATE ANYONES HELP WITH THIS PROBLEM AND THANK EVERYONE FOR LOOKING AT THIS POST

JIMMYSLEX IN CHICAGO

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If you can remove the bulbs from the metal housing, you should be able to sand down those with some sandpaper or a green scouring pad. Thats what I did, and it worked perfectly from then on. I would reseal the bulb housing with some 100% silicone before placing new bulbs back in there. If that doesnt get it, you will need to remove the lights again, and place in oven for 300 degrees for 5 minutes and the pull apart. Once apart, I would dry everything out with compressed air, and then clean the lenses, then reseal everything with 100% silicone. YOu may have to place in oven a couple of times to keep the factory glue from sticking on you. LMK how it worked out.

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