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Drivers side brake lite out replaced bulb and socket

REPLACED BULB AND SOCKET

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Probably a broken wire. They usually break at the plug. Use an ohm meter and check. Go back about six inches. Sometimes they break on the other end. Chase the wire.

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

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SOURCE: lights on a 2001 ram 1500

Sounds like you blew a fuse or 2. Disconnect the socket you just replaced , replace any bad fuses and check. If it works, be sure you are hooking the new socket up correctly.

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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SOURCE: brake light will not work

check to make sure that you used the exact bulb part number that came out. each bulb has a different resistance.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 99 dodge ram 1500 4x4 with the drivers

Did you take a voltage reading at socket of dim one compared to bright one?

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SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Durango Driver Side Brake light

check if there is ground for it connected tight,if so you will have to check the wiring seems like its shorting out for that side,my be a nake wire ,if my info was of any help to you please leave a comment ,thankyou.

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SOURCE: 01 durango: passenger side rear brake light does not come

try changing or checking the fuse for it.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

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