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My 1989 Chevy lumina break lights wont work. I checked fuses and got a new socket and bulbs nothing.

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Have you check the brake light switch that is on the brake pedal

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does the Center brake light work ? I think your looking at replacing the brake light switch !

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SOURCE: 97 chevy lumina break lights

All you need is a new brake light switch which is mounted by the brake pedal

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SOURCE: 1999 chevy Lumina's break lights

I have a solution for you and it is your turn signal switch. I replaced mine and all of the lights work now. It is a pain to put in since you have to take off the steering wheel to replace ti but it will work after that. The switch is less than sixty dollars but ti will save you from getting a ticket

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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