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2003 Kia Rio - brake lights are out

The tail lights and turn signals work fine, but both the right and left brake lights are out. What should I check to find out what the problem is besides the condition of the bulbs?

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I would start by checking for power in and out of the brake light switch.

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SOURCE: 2006 Kia Sorento Brake Lights not working

Apparently this is a recall matter and will be fixed at no charge. KIA Consumer Assistance Center 1-800-333-4542. Recall notices were to go out in May/June 2009.

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Common issue with Sedonas/Sorento's - Replace the Daytime Running light module.

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Check the cable, connector or the holder, this might also be cause of fuse box problem, sometimes fuse seems to be ok but the fuse slot get ionised salts that makes a connection problem. You can swithch the wires for indicator with tail light wires to make it sure that the holders or bulbs are ok

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SOURCE: How do you replace a brake light bulb in a 2003

You open the trunk and go to the side that needs the brake light replaced, behind the light is usally 1 or 2 plastic twist bolts, undo then and the whole brake assemble sould come out the turn the light left or right then pull straight out and replace the bulb

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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I have no break lights or turn signals


Turn signal tail lights and BRAKE LIGHTS NOT WORKING


It can be faulty brake light switch causing the problem or its blown brake light bulb. First check and confirm brake light lamp is working and that's not the case.

For turn signal not working it can be faulty turn signal switch or its issue with wiring:----


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To trouble shoot brake and turn signal related problem, check the help links mentioned below:-----


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1996 Buick Regal Grand Sport Brake light Switch Location? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1996-buick-regal-gran-sport-brake-light.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/brake-lights-not-working-on-1989-buick.html

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How to replace Brake light switch on Chevrolet Tahoe?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-brake-light-switch-on.html

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How to replace Parking, turn, and Brake Lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-parking-turn-and-brake.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/upper-brake-lights-workbut-low.html

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1997 Cadillac Catera: How to replace Brake Light Switch?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/1997-cadillac-catera-how-to-replace.html

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2003 Chevrolet S10 Tail light Fuse http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/2003-chevrolet-s10-tail-light-fuse.html

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Chevrolet Parking light and Tail lamp light Wiring diagram http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/chevrolet-parking-light-and-tail-lamp.html

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Car Tail Lights Not Working?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-tail-lights-not-working.html

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Turn Signal Not working http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/11/turn-signal-not-working.html

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Right turn signal not working on Pontiac Car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/right-turn-signal-not-working-on.html

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Only one side indicator light working on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/only-one-side-indicator-light-working.html

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Turn signals not working on 1987 Jeep Wagoneer? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/turn-signals-not-working-on-1987-jeep.html

1996 Chrysler LHS brake light circuit wiring diagram?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1996-chrysler-lhs-brake-light-circuit.html

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How to replace rear Brake lights on 2004 Toyota RAV4? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-rear-brake-lights-on.html

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One brake light on driver side not working, but other lights work?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/one-brake-light-on-driver-side-not.html

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2002 Lincoln Town car Fuse Box http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/2002-lincoln-town-car-fuse-box.html 2007 KIA Rio: Brake Light Fuse Box Diagram?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2007-kia-rio-brake-light-fuse-box.html

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Overhead Brake lights not working on 1999 GMC Sierra 4x4?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/overhead-brake-lights-not-working-on.html

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2004 Ford Mustang: Brake light Fuse Location?

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These will help.

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Brake lights not working, fuse is fine bulbs are good all else operates fine, signals, back-up lights, etc all good. 2007 Kia Rio 5 hatchback


Check the brake switch above and behind the brake pedal. It may have slipped out of position or could be faulty. It can be tested with a meter.

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How do you replace a brake light bulb in a 2003 Kia Rio?


You open the trunk and go to the side that needs the brake light replaced, behind the light is usally 1 or 2 plastic twist bolts, undo then and the whole brake assemble sould come out the turn the light left or right then pull straight out and replace the bulb

Jan 24, 2010 | 2003 Kia Rio

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CHANGE BULB ON LEFT SIDE WITH PROPER BULB

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2003 ford ranger 7 pin wiring for a trailer all I need is what the colors on the wiring are blue/yellow/green/black/brown/white


White is ground, black is power to trailer battery trickle charge, blue is brakes, green is tail/running lights, red is left turn signal and left brake light, brown is right turn signal and right brake light, yellow is aux power/back up lights. This is the general color coding, there are exceptions, white, black, and blue are pretty much always as listed above, sometimes the others vary. If you find you are having trouble, post any further questions here, I'll be glad to help out. Curt

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2001 Explorer Sport ,Rear Driver Brake Light and Turn Sig. Broke


Rear lights are double filament bulbs one side for the lights other side for the brake/turn signals so it still may be a bulb. Do u have a test light or volt meter you can check to make sure u have power there when brakes or turn signals are activated. Or just try another bulb.

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2003 kia rio turn signal


I believe without seeing it, that your turn signal assembly may need to be replaced. take it ti Advance Auto or Auto Zone, they will usually check it for free.

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2001 Sportage Trailer wire connections


brown to the tail lights. yellow to left turn signal. green to right turn signal. this is a basic 3 wire hook-up i use all the time w/4wire connectors for all trailers. white wire is not used. ground is established when you hook to the ball.
to find the correct wire to splice to, use a testor (has a clip to the bare wire, and a sharp point to the truck frame). using a needle, push it through a wire to rear light harness. turn on the turn signal. check if the connection is the blinker, testing until you have the blinker wire. the tail lights can be attached to the license plate wire. brakes and blinkers use same wire, so brake lights will work whenever the turn signal is attached.
to be sure everything is working right, have a second person go inside the truck and work the signals, brakes and lights one at a time while you are at the back of the trailer telling what to do.

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