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My brake lights are not wprking. I changed the bulbs in the back. I also changed the switch and the still do not work. The regular back lights work and also the signal lights work,

I took it to a mechanic and they said they could not find the problem, They say the switch and fuses are good. They believe that is is a wiring problem.

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You will need wiring diagrams as there is no common cause of this issue that I am aware of.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

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SOURCE: brake light issue.

the brake lights switch of the expedition is connected to the cruise control system. get yourself a wiring diagram and sort out the problem. i have read of fires being caused by that problem so be carefull.

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SOURCE: 1992 Ford Ranger Turn signal/Hazard light issue

Can you just check to make sure the ignition key switch is not staying over to far and not backing off when you try to start it. I had a truck that did that and it messed up my turn signals until I brought the key switch back a little after starting it. Just a simple idea. Be kind with your rating for me. Raz

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SOURCE: No brake lights but fuse is good. Wiring appears okay.

Isnt there a switch on the brake pedal inside under the dash? There should be power going in and out when depressing the brake pedal. If there is a pressure switch, then check it when the brake pedal is up and then depressed. it should have power on one side up, and both when depressed. One thing to keep in mind that I think it goes through the turn signal switch, so if blinkers work, that tells you the wiring is good to the lights, so concentrate on power getting to and out of the turn signal switch.

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Ignition switch

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