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Brake lights not lighting when braking

I have power to all rear lights. When i step on the brake pedal, the brake lights do not brighten up. I changed the bulbs even though they were not blown. the words on the fuse box are worn out, so i cant read what each fuse is for. And there are empty slots available. does the brake lights have its own fuse? Or does the brake light switch have its own fuse? I also have been looking for a fuse box diagram and cannot find one please help.

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Give me a bit I can look in my hanes manual and see if their is a actuator at the foot pedal that may be bad. I have a 86 Iroc z28 that i have been toying with for a few years so i am fluent with the car. I will look and see if their is anything online to download

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  • Andrewatk431 May 20, 2012

    I just had exactly the same problem! Turned out to be a bad earth on passenger side rear tail light due to corroded/broken wire, rewired it and now works perfectly

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