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I too have a 2010 Kia Forte and my brake lights are not working. All of the fuses for the brake lights are working. The problem is coming from the wires underneath the steering wheel by the brake pad. If you wiggle them around you may get lucky and have brake lights, otherwise they just dont work.I called the dealer and the guy in the service department stated that it would be $109 for him to run a diagnostic test plus any cost for the repairs. I called Kia Consumer Affairs to see if any recalls had been issued on the vehicle and they stated no. I'm at a loss here. Please help...thanks :)

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You need to invest in a 12 volt test light. Check for voltage into the brake light switch with key on engine off. If you have voltage in depress the brake pedal and check the other wire for voltage. If no voltage replace the switch. If you do have voltage see if the lights are on. If no then you have an open circuit between switch and lights.

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Possible causes- low spot on the rotors. Caliper pins not sliding with pulsation. May not need to replace pads.

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