Question about 2005 Toyota Corolla
My brake lights are not working except for the light in the rear window. Fuses have been checked, they are fine. Lights, hazards and directionals work. What could be wrong???
To ss1957, i have exactly the same problem as yours. At first i thought the bulbs of both side are okay because the filaments (there's two on each) are intact. It turned out that they're not. The brake lights came back as soon as I replaced the bulbs.
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
Just in case I can help anyone who was as brainless as I was. . . When the top brake light worked but neither the right nor the left worked, and the tail light and turn signal light worked, I figured that the brake light must be the inside ones, and was frustrated when replacing them and checking the fuse didn't fix the problem. Nope. Those are the reverse lights.
The brake lights utilize a double filament bulb that double as the tail lights. One filament can go out without the other going out. DESNG talked about this but I didn't pick up on it.
Posted on Jan 26, 2013
It may not be the bulbs themselves. Connections on this model corrode easily. Not too sure what to do about it though. I have the same issue on my 2004.
Posted on Jun 12, 2011
The brake lights depend upon a sensor which functions when you use the brake pedal.
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
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