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Subaru, no tail lights brake lights work fine

All fuses are good, all other lights are good and just replaced the bulbs.

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    There is a stupid light on top of the steering colonm, I read about it after I posted. Thanks.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    brake lights work, but other lights have good bulbs but not getting any power when switched on.

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Check for power at the lights. If there is power then it's probably a bad ground. If not then you need to start checking the wiring harness for breaks or loose connection. Good luck, Neil W.

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