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Brake lights not working but running lights & turn signals work already changed brake switch

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Check all fuses using a test light or volt meter if they are all good test for voltage at brake light connection if you have voltage in and out of switch test for voltage at rear light sockets with someone holding foot on brakes if voltage is present replace bulb or socket if no voltage is present a wire between switch and socket is broke . but that is very rare.a fuse is usually the problem dont just visually inspect them

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SOURCE: 1969 ford mustang mach 1 brake / stop light switch challenge

I installed a new turn signal switch in the steering column, and it fixed my brake light problem. Evidentally the turn signal and brake light wires use the same plug wires. It cost about $70. I would suggest doing this.

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this car has a brake light switch on the pedal check for power in and out. if in and not out change switch. also I believe their is a relay under the hood . then check to see if the multifunction and hazard switch control brake lights i cant remember if they do like gm's but i am also almost sure they do the multifunction is your turn signal wiper arm that goes into steering wheel . after you check the brake switch and relay have some one jiggle the hazard and multi while pressing the brakes see if they come on. you can call ford and ask them about the multi and hazard .

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SOURCE: Brake light, Turn signal not working rear right 06' Focus

I have a 2000 ford focus no brake lights. with the brake lights the transmission would not go into drive .replaced the brake light switch checked fuse replaced turn signal switch with no results then i moved onto the wiper switch and replaced it as much to my supp rise it fixed the problems

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SOURCE: My 96 ranger turn signals & hazards don't

It Could Be The Flasher Switch Or Turn Signal Switch Now This May Not Be Whats Wrong with Yours Now My Ignition Switch came Apart on my car and i lost turn signals and E flashers i hope one of these will help

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SOURCE: Brake light, reverse light and turn signal issues

Hello. The symptoms you are describing are likely due to a poor ground. Temporarily install a new ground wire by securing a piece of copper wire to the frame with a self tapping screw. Use this ground wire along with the hot wire to see if each of these lights works. If it does, trace the ground wire back to the frame, unscrew it and clean up the metal with emery cloth so you reestablish a good ground.

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