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2011 Expedition left rear blinker light not working even after replacing bulb...also, brake bulb does not work with hazards, but does work with brakes and headlights...ideas?

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In my experience, when the hazards are on, the brake lights are not supposed to indicate braking in this day and age of automobiles. In other words braking lights will not override the hazards when hazarding. I believe the 3rd or high mount brake light should work when hazarding and braking at the same time to indicate you are braking. I find it very seldom is there the need to drive and have the hazards on....in torrential rain going at low speed perhaps. Anyway, hope this was helpful. If not, I apologize.

Posted on Jan 10, 2013

  • cliff zachry Jan 10, 2013

    I'm sorry I didn't phrase my issue properly. I have two problems: 1) the left rear blinker does not work even after replacing the bulb. 2) The left rear hazard bulb (same bulb as brake bulb) does not work with hazards on. However, it does work when applying the brake and when I turn the lights on. Hope this clarifies. Thanks for responding.

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