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S-10 brake & tail lights going not working & then start to work

I have a 96 s-10 2.2 L. i am having a problem with my tail lights & brake lights. sometimes for some unknown reasom my tail lights & brake lights will quit working, but when they quit it will last for a few minuites & then they will start working for a few minuites. so they work for a bit & are broke for a bit over & over & over. i dont know if it is a fuse or a relay or a switch. I do have fog lights that are wired directly into the headlights but they have been that way for several years with no problems. if anyone knows anything about s-10 brake lights coming on & going off every couple of minuites please let me know. this only happens every now & then & i do have a brand new optima yellow top battery. please let me know if anyone can help.

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  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    I had a problem with my turn signals and break lights not working at one time. I had a new multi function switch put in and it wasn`t the problem. It was the little square thing that makes the turn signal sound behind the glove box all you had to do is push down on it and it worked. Don`t know if this is the same problem but this will help if this ever happens.

  • Original6910 Apr 12, 2009

    Yeah, i got pulled over for apparently running a flashing red. Any way, my rear tale lights were working then. Not even 20 minutes / 10 miles later I got pulled over again (by a more friendly cop) whom asked me if I knew my lights weren't working. I got out and he wasn't sh*t'n me! They just died cold turkey! Never had the issue before, that I know of! I did do work on my truck earlier in the day (transmission mount, O2 guage, Boost Guage for new supercharger) so I don't know, any ideas?

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I had a similar issue with my rear tale light. Could be a loose wire.
I found if I hit a bump it would come back on.

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