Because there are quite a number of metal-to-metal junctions in the physical
mountings before it gets to the body. Mine didn't light after restoration
(obviously did too god a job of painting the bumper irons) so I ran a ground
wire from the mounting bolt inside the over-rider (in my case) to the
connectors for the reversing light grounds.
----- Original Message -----
From: "bernd" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2004 7:05 PM
Subject: need good ground
> whenever I grounded the light against the bumper the bulb would light up,
> when I screwed the shell against the bumper the bulb would flicker, stay
> or go off.
> Why can't I get a good ground and what would be the solution to getting a
> good ground.
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