Dangling trunk light wire

Discussion in 'Sparky's corner' started by TTNC, Sep 23, 2018.

  1. TTNC

    TTNC Well-Known Member

    My trunk light wire (70 Skylark) is dangling a few inches precariously below the drivers side hinge, can someone tell me how/where it is normally secured?

    I can get a photo tomorrow if I need to to show the problem.
  2. BadBrad

    BadBrad Got 4-speed?

    Usually a small metal clip holds it to the hinge
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  3. TTNC

    TTNC Well-Known Member

    Might be tricky to see but heres the issue. Somethings not right here

  4. Ken Mild

    Ken Mild King of 18 Year Resto's

    huh. That's weird. My trunk light is mounted with a bracket to the hinge housing and actuates by an arm that moves in and out with the trunk opening and closing.
  5. BadBrad

    BadBrad Got 4-speed?

    Here's a pic of mine. Taped into the tail lamps harness and then that whole thing is clipped into the chassis. Normally I have it all inside that late model convoluted plastic wire loom. upload_2018-9-25_16-53-11.png
  6. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    Its not that far off. There should be two clips on that hinge so the wire curves with the hinge
  7. TTNC

    TTNC Well-Known Member

    I'll take a look this week and see what I can do with it. Thanks for the help

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