Brake/running lights and odometer problem

Brake/running lights and odometer problem

polish85

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1977 CJ5 I-6
I'm about to do a tub swap but before i do so i want to fix the problem of my rear lights. When i hit the breaks the light come on, but when i let go there is not light illuminating (running light). It doesn't matter if i have the head lights on or off, they will not stay on. I can't drive at night time due to this. Could this be a connection problem or a wires not hooked up correctly?

Also, a buddy of mine just called and said his dad's jeep odometer/speedometer stop working from time to time. He has a 1996 Jeep Wrangler inline 6. What would be the best place to start looking for the problem???

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Thanks in advance.
 
Is it all the running lights or just the rear? Could be a fuse. Could be rusted bulb sockets. Start with these basics. The 96 jeep speedo issue may be the speed sensor on the rear of the T-case.
 

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