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dougbee
01-26-2010, 02:15 PM
just bought a 99 gt. Has white lights in the back bumper. back up lights are in the tail lights. what are the others for???? I can't get them to work even with new bulbs...

SSRacer
01-26-2010, 02:22 PM
They are also backup lights. They light up a lot more behind you than the little lights in the tail lights do. If they aren't working there is an issue somewhere.

Welcome to the site BTW

DrFabulous
01-26-2010, 02:31 PM
Welcome!

Those lights in the rear bumper actually come in pretty handy when parallel parking at night

PhantomLover007
01-26-2010, 02:48 PM
*welcome* to our focked up family... lol .

They're there so you can drive backwards and scare teh sh1t out of folks on the freeway... lol lol

Bryan
01-26-2010, 06:56 PM
If they're not coming on while in reverse, take a look at the harnesses for corrosion/sh!t on the connections. They get everything shot up at them from your rear tires, so that could be the issue. While you're looking, figure out some way to cover the entire rear of the lights from the inside to prevent this.