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1989 Buick Regal brake light trouble

I have a 1989 Buick Regal and the brake lights are not working. The parking lights and tail lights work fine, but when I tap the brake there is no change. We've checked the bulbs, wires, fuses, and I can't think of what else to do about the situation.

Please help? I'm not allowed to drive the car until we get the brake lights fixed so help would be greatly appreciated.

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Could be a fuse or relay..
Or try replacing the break light switch..
Its located on the break pedal brace just above the break pedal..

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Its the turn signal switch inside the steering column! It knocks out the brake lights particulary the left turn signal! $100 dolar part from the dealer!

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Check the brake light switch!
It should be around the brake pedal.
With a tester check the wires on the switch and one of it must have a 'live' current, you can remove both the wires and connect them and see if the brake light works, if it does thn the problem is the switch...replace it.
Hope this helps!

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