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Brake lights dont work, Turn Signals all goofy

2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS. Problem:

1: Brakelights do not light up when I step on brake pedal (except third light).

2: If daytime running lamps or headlights are on and I step on brake pedal, turn signals light up very dimly.

3: If daytime running lamps or headlights are on and I hit the turn signal, it flashes VERY quickly. But if I step on the brake while the turn signal is flashing and the headlights are on, it freezes the turn signal - it lights steady until I let off the brakes. (Keep in mind, brake lights are not working.)

4:If daytime running lights are off and I hit the turn signal, it flashes the third brake light AND the opposite turn signal in the rear. (But the correct turn signal in the front.)

HELP! Of course, I just paid off the vehicle. Never had a problem with it. Within 24 hours of paying off the loan, it starts doing this. :(


4: Tail-lights are very dim.

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  • michael_a992 Mar 17, 2009

    Changed the brak light switch. Still having the problem. :(

  • clay richards Jan 14, 2012

    sounds like to me they got ya, program the computer at the same time to pay it off so you buy a new one ! I'm just kiddin! lol. it really sounds like a short in the wiring harness in your stearing columm. wireing a treky deal. if you find someone to trust as a mechanic thats the way to go . it could turn in to a nightmare quick. i have work on cars for as long as can remeber, and your in one those i would not want to be. sorry i dont have quick fix for ya! good luk claymeister

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First thing i would do is chg. the break light switch, and make sure to chk. all grounds around tailights, sometimes if there is a ground problem it will travel back thru the hot wire to get a ground, witch in turn makes everything go wackey.

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