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Brake light issue.

1999 ford expedition brake light problem. I have replaced all bulbs,the brake light switch, checked sockets with a jumper at baterry term.I have talked to 2 local mechanics with 2 different answers, 1 some typr of master switch in the steering column? 2. a turn signal switch under the dash by the fuse box?

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The brake lights switch of the expedition is connected to the cruise control system. get yourself a wiring diagram and sort out the problem. i have read of fires being caused by that problem so be carefull.

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1999 ford expedition no brake light no turn signal


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