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Brake lights wont work, only the one in the window fuze and bulb ok

Only one light light comes on the one in the window. All fuzes are ok light bulbs ok. Went to auto zone they said find ground wire and us sand paper to get rust off, problem is I cant't find ground wire. Car is 2003 saturn Ion please help

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  • ranawigham May 23, 2009

    I have ripped apart the trunk and back seat there is no wire attached to the body of the car. The wires are all wrapped togeather with electical tape

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Trace the wires from the brake light bulbs, there will be one that is connected to the body of the car. that will be ground

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    Harry Goodwin May 23, 2009

    are the bulbs in a plastic case with the wires coming from the back of them, also is the back of the actual brake lights metal or plastic as the plastic bulb holder will have spring type contacts under them which is the grounding wire

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No need to locate ground try swaping those real lights cables,its just cable matics.unless its true there is rust,if you can the rust then clean it with breakfluid and try connecting again.if not take it to gaurage they must recheck electric wiring system

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Check your Stop Lamp Switch behind your brake pedal and see if it is broken or adjusted too far in.

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