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Break lights Don't work, light bulb good.

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Thanks for the suggestions. It was not the fuses, wiring, or the bulbs (first thing I looked at). There is a switch behind the brake (like a relay switch) that controls the blinkers and the brake light. Bought the part for $8 plus tax. Switched it out and the brake lights and blinkers work!

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More info would enable this to be answered properly. if it is just 1 of the lights it could be unpluged or a bad connection at the plug. sometime a bad ground can cause this but most of the time with that is the light finds a ground thriugh the parking light circuit. if both light s do not work it could be a fuse, bad connector in the wiring harness circuit, or the brake light switch, if the brake light and blinker use the same circuit, the blinker swith in the steering column could be the culprit.

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Could be fuses email me with more info or questions at meanness628@aim.com

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