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Brake Light Issue

Brake lights are not operating.
Turn Signals work, when you turn the lights on everything lights up, but brake lights do not, can you suggest anything.

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There is a switch on the brake pedal lever (the piece of metal attached to the pedal that goes into the engine compartment). This is usually a 2 wire switch that is clipped to the lever via a plastic or metal clip. if it is a two wire switch you can test it my "jumping" the wires together with a paper clip. if the brake lights come on then the switch is bad.

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