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Brake lights 1997 Chevy Lumina

Both brake lights on my 1997 chevy lumina died at the same time...checked fuze and it looks fine...what else could it be. Could both bulbs gone bad at the same time or is it a bad switch?

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  • Anonymous Sep 17, 2008

    the problem is in the contacts of the switch in the steering wheel

  • FitJohn Apr 01, 2009

    I had the same problem. I first changed the bulbs and then the switch. Still don't work. How do I get into the steering wheel column to check the contacts?

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    Michelle Unrein Feb 18, 2013

    its the turn signal switch

  • Michelle Unrein
    Michelle Unrein Feb 18, 2013

    change the turn signal switch

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    brake light switch gone bad no brake lights working

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I would check the bulbs first. then continue to the brake switch

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Ground for tail light comes from turn signal switch under the air bag(GM GENIUS DESIGN!!) and the ground from high mount brake light behind rear wind shield comes from brake light switch under brake pedal,easy fix would be stick bunch paper or something under turn signal handle and tape it so it won't comes off,but in long run you have to change the turn signal switch

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Check the fuses..If ok ,,then most likely the signal switch..Your brake light circuit runs through the signal switch as well..Get someone to watch your brake lights to see if they come on..Now push the brake down and move your signal switch around and see if the brake light comes on intermittently..If so its definetly your switch

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Replace the turn signal switch. The 2 lower brake lights run through this swith but the upper one does not. Let me know if you have any questions. Its not a hard oub if you are fairly mechanical. I expensive to have a dealer do. The part new is about $65.00.

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