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Brake lights What can it be if the brake lights don't work. Turn signals work, reverse lights work and the tail lights come on with headlights. Have replaced bulbs and fuses.

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Try replacing the brake light switch which is located at the brake pedal itself. just look for wires at the brake pedal arm

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