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Brake lights will not come on. It is not the bulb. The tail lights work.

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    CHEVROLET RECALL NO: 05013 March 9, 2005 EXTERIOR LIGHTING: BRAKE LIGHTS On certain mini vans the multifunction switch may develop an open circuit condition in the stop lamp and or hazard lamp circuit that results in the stop lamp, hazard lamp being inoperative. Call Chevy 1-800-630-2438

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The tail lights working would not necessarily mean that the brake light bulbs are good. If they are the type that have a double filament (ie: one filament for the tail light and another filament for the brake light ) the brake light filament could be bad and the tail lights still would work. If they are either single filament type bulbs or double filament type, I would check the bulb, fuses, and contact switch on the brake pedal.

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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Both rear brake lights out . Top light works replaced 1157 bulbs and lights started working then quit ???

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Check contact switch on brake pedal arm

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: no brake lights , everything else works

try playing around with the turn signal lever,push towards the dash.had same problem with 98 blazer,that is where your switch is located.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: rear brake lights don't work

you prob got a trailer plug prob bad wires if not tail lights run through turn signal switch tell fix ya bout me ok

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: brake lights won't work. tail lights do. I

need to know if your third brake light up high is working or not.if it isn't,you need to check the brake light switch on the brake pedal with a test light,one side hot all the time,the other side should turn hot when brake pedal is pushed.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

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SOURCE: 1992 ford ranger =no tail lights,,,,brake and turn signals work

try turning your lights on.....

Posted on Mar 18, 2010

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SOURCE: Both 2005 Honda Odyssey brake lights don't work.

make sure u have put the right bulbs in. rear brake lamps are dual filament....

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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