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1986 GMC new wires to tail light assemblies ... all functions work EXCEPT BRAKE LIGHTS ? ?

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Had a 97 regal no brake lights, but the brake light in window worked. Need to replace blinker unit in steering column. Not too hard. Got one from salvage. Hope this helps. LB

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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No brake lights.....


one element is for brakes/turn the other one on the same bulb is running lights how ever the part about brake lights go threw the turn signal switch the turn signal switch has diodes in it so that both rear light don't light up when turning i hope my explenation helps and yes some years gmm had bad tail light circuit boards you can test the connector at the lens housing with a test light there is also a plug connector where the bed meets the frame in the rear

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No Tail lights. Or brake lights(when the headlights are on). HELP!!!


I think you have a bad ground at the back on both rear lights or their earth out on the same connection but these american cars use a funny system where the stop lights are the indicators and not a seperate yellow light like europeon motors ,Now these brake light switches also allow the indicators to work by shutting off the feed to the stop light so it flashes with indicators ,Why american cars use this system i dont know as its so complicated for the stop light switch function but try the ground or earth wire on the back lights and if no joy then ask a american mechanic with experiance of this sort of circuitry as when i get american cars for import i have to fit new back lights and disconnect the brake light switch .

Feb 17, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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I have a 2005 GMC Envoy. Have tail lites but no brake lites. Third lite on top works whet brakes applied


Since the high mounted brake light works you know that the brake light switch is working. Now you need to check the brake light bulbs in the rear tail light assemblies. The brake lights are separate from the tail light (parking or running lights). There are two screws that hold the rear light assemblies in place.

Mar 13, 2011 | 2005 GMC Envoy

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Having trouble fixing brake lights


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To Remove:
  1. Disconnect lamp assembly electrical connector.
  2. Remove nuts and lamp assembly from bracket.
  3. Remove lens screws.
  4. Remove lens, gasket and bulb.
To Install:
  1. Install lamp assembly and nuts to bracket.
  2. Connect electrical connector.
  3. Install bulb, gasket and lens.
  4. Install lens screws.
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To Remove:
  1. Lower endgate.
  2. Remove 2 tail/turn signal lamp assembly retaining screws.
  3. Rotate tail/turn signal lamp assembly and remove from vehicle.
  4. Disconnect lamp assembly electrical connector.
  5. Remove bulbs by pulling straight out of bases.
To Install:
  1. Install bulbs by pushing straight into bases.
  2. Connect electrical connector.
  3. Install tail/turn signal lamp assembly to vehicle and secure with 2 screws.
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Oct 13, 2010 | 1997 GMC Sierra

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Rear tail lights not working


If both tail lights are not working it is likely to be a fuse or bad connection under the hood or a connector at the back see if you can trace the wires to a connector and see if it is dirlty or corroded.

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Interior dash out, tail lights and running light out, is this a fuse? where is it? Signals and brake lights work but blow fuses when it rains


No interior dash lights and no tail lights on a GM usually means it's time for a new headlight switch. To check the fuse, it's in the middle of the fuse box marked instrument cluster. If the fuse is good, buy the switch. Lights blowing fuses means you either have a bare wire running down the driver's side of the truck or up into the tail light assemblies. There is also a plug in under the box on the driver's side near the bumper that may be getting wet. Hope this helps.

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No brake lights


Could be your turn signal switch!
The brake lights in this run through the turn signal switches!

Apr 18, 2009 | 1991 Chevrolet C1500

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