Question about 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Brake lights not working on the box, everything else works. Bulbs are good, third brake light on cab works.
Note: a week ago gas tank was R & R to replace sending unit.
I figured out my problem!
From the VERY BEGINING... I changed my brake pedal switch with a BRAND NEW switch, and the lights still didn't work.
Well, I went back down there with a live wire and touched the contacts..and guess what.. the brake lights lit up!
I got a faulty NEW brake pedal switch!! I went a year with this problem, so learn from my issue, test even your new parts if it doesn't fix the problem to completely rule it out!
I hope you guys figure out what's going on with your issue.
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
There is a probable bad wiring connection in problem one and three.
#2 Possible water leak causing bulb break. Try wd40 in socket. you need a wiring diagam and cheap voltmeter if you want do it yourself.
Posted on May 09, 2009
I had a similar problem with my 1994 S-10 LS extended cab. Both tail brake lights worked fine. I removed the 3rd brake light cover and tested for voltage at the steel center of the two rivets and found the positive (driver side) negative (passenger side) were good. I checked the two metal strips that send power to bulbs and found the positive side was open. Seems the flared side of the rivet was not making contact with the metal strip. I bucked the rivet with a punch and hammer and it took care of the problem.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
The chevys with red brake lights and turn signals do two things and I've fixeds alot of them. Looking at the tail lights with the hazard flashers on. both sides flash with nothingeles on? Or are the hazards yellow? if they're red and the third eye does work the turn signal switch is possible problem but it doesn't let the blubs and the circuit boards in the taillights out as they can fail and do some really bad stories the wires for the brakes and the turns and the hazards are the same ones and if the turns look right and the hazards look right then the turn signal switch transmites the turn too as this doesn't work part of your story can't be true
Posted on Aug 19, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 13, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Oct 05, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Jun 22, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe
Jun 09, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Silverado
Aug 19, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet C3500
Jun 04, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet K1500
Apr 09, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Mar 17, 2009 | 1994 Chevrolet S-10
367 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: