The brake light/flasher doesn't work. the bulbs are good because tehy turn on went my lights are on. i checked the fuses also and none of them were blown. the left blinker works both front and back. the front right blinker works but flashes quickly and the rear passenger doesn't brake or flash. What else can i check??
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Re: brake light and flasher
Check and test the socket ( pig tail ) that the lite plus int for power when the flasher is on. If there is power to it try a different bulb, if there is no power then you will need to trace the wiring circuit back towards the fuse box testing for power at all junctions. Good luck, and remember to rate all solutions you get. Thanx
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Do you have brake and parkng lights? The turnsignal switch on the column is just designed to relay a path to the flasher and then it is designed to interupt the brake and some of the parking lights lights, which cause the flashing on and off. Double check fuses double check bulb socks and bulbs for good contacts. Does the 4 ways work? If the lights all flash then locate the turn signal flasher and switch with emergency flasher if possible to rule out relay. If those are all good and the emergency flasher lights work and bulbs, then you would have a problem with the turn signal switch. Hope this all helps
If the other brake and turn lights are working the brake light and flasher units are ok . With a test light check at the bulb holder terminal and bulb holder body, test light should glow ,if not check from terminal to a metal part of panel away from the light body . If test light now glows the brake light body has a bad earth if the test still not glowing the power cable to the light is broken.
Well the brake light and turn signal circuits are on two different fuses, but they both go thru the turn signal switch. So I would start by checking for power in and out of the turn signal switch for each circuit.
Yes, it does have a flasher, although it may be a combined unit with the hazard flashers relay. So you hear the clicking of the flasher relay? That seems to indicate the relay is working properly. Have you checked the bulbs and the turn signal fuse? Any turn signal bulbs light up anywhere, front or back?
How about your brake lights, do they work? Your car may have separate, stand alone turn signals in the rear, but many American cars use the same bulb and same filament on the bulb for the brake lights and turn signals. If your merc is like this and the brake lights work, then the bulb must be good. Turn on the hazard flashers and see if all bulbs work and flash at each corner of the car. This would be the same bulb as for the turn signals. If they work, it could be a bad turn signal switch, may even be the flasher relay somehow malfunctioning, and in a few cases, a bad hazard switch can affect the turn signal switch. Check fuses and bulbs first. If you have any type of body control module that controls lights and other accessories, you may have to investigate that. I know I'm not being very helpful, just throwing out a few suggestions. Good luck.
In the fuse panel with the fuses inside the car there are two big round units plugged into the fuse panel, one is your turn signal flasher one is your hazard flasher. I would start with those and move to other things if that doesn't fix it. Hope this Helps.
If you activate the turn signal switch and you step on the brake pedal, the turn switch (on the steering column) deactivates the brake light to make the signal light more visible. The bulb for the stop and turn lights is the same.
Turn hazard lights ON. If they don't blink, replace turn/hazard flasher, If one or more lights don't come on, replace bulb.
Check fuse and circuit wiring for broken or loose connections. If all looks fine, check following:
If front turn lights work fine, check brake/turn bulbs.
If turn lights come on but don't blink, replace turn signal/hazard flasher.
If front and back turn lights don't come on, replace switch on column.
Did you actually check the bulbs? I believe your brake lights, signal lights, hazards all use the same bulb for each side.
Your brake lights may be your brake switch just above your brake pedal. The signals could be your electronic flasher module (EFM) located under the dash near the steering column. Your hazards may be affected by the EFM, but not likely and the switch for your hazards may be faulty
I have a 2001 Ford F150, my brake lights dont work. Ive replaced the bulbs, checked the fuses,and the brake switch on side of the brake pedal was replaced. I still dont have any brake lights. My third brake light works fine, along with my running lights,flashers, blinkers.