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Rt brake light will not work, bulbs and fuses are good,all other lights (tail, turn signals)work

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I would see if you can find an electrical diagram for the vehicle. Maybe online or for example my library has a ton of repair manuals. It may be that the ground connection is broken on that side, if that is an option.
If you haven't switched out the bulbs from side to side I would do that as well. Sometimes bulbs can look ok but still have an internal fault.

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SOURCE: 1998 cadillac deville passenger side tail lights

generally the problem is either a bad bulb socket blown fuse or a bad ground. check to see if you have no loose or stray wires.

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