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Rear tail / brake lights

My break light stopped working on the drivers side. The tail light would come on, but when I stepped on the break the light went off. I replaced the bulb with a 3157 per the owners manual, but it still would not work. Last night, I was informed by a motorist who had been behind me that all of my rear lights were out on both sides. I have no tail lights or break lights. My turn signals work and my flashers work. I can't seem to find a fuse that looks like it's burned out. Any suggestions?

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I had the same problem. Check the fuse to the brake light switch (I'm pretty sure that's what it's called). Chances are, that's blown and causing the lack of taillights. As for the single light going out, me and my dad just fiddled with the electrical contacts on the bulb housing until we got it to work. Basically just bent them up a little bit so we were sure that when the bulb was installed, it definitly made contact with the metal tabs. Sorry I can't be more specific.

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