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Brake lights stopped working. Running lights ok,

Brake lights stopped working. Running lights ok, turn signals ok, back up lights ok. All three brake lights don't work. Fuse is ok, brake pedal switch is ok. Power to switch ok. Continuity from connecter output side to ground but no lights. Bulbs are all ok. Truly stumped.

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  • tportner Jul 24, 2009

    After much vehicle disassembly and wire tracing and Haines book schematic studying, I found the magic yellow box in the trunk (Lamp Failure Sensor). It had a bad solder joint in it. I soldered it and all is now well. I ordered a used one to have on hand in case my repair fails. Problem Solved.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    checked fuses,and lights. both were ok

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I solved this problem on a similar Camry by tracing the wiring to an intermittent open circuit at the flex point near the left trunk hinge. where the bundle moves with the opening and closing of the trunk lid.
Carefully cut the bundle wrapping and check the wires. Splice in reparis for any damaged wires and carefully route and re-wrap the bundle.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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Check the plug in the socket. There are 2 contacts in there one may be bad or shorting out.

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