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I put a new switch in it brakes lights still don't work driver side was out new Bolb in now both brake lights are out 2000 model ford au

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SOURCE: 2000 ford winstar brake lights

Most likely you don't need a new break light switch, its just out of ajustment, some have threads where you can screw it in and out in the bracket that holds it, thats for ajustment, it should be just above the break peddel under dash it will have a electrical plug going to it, just unplug it to move it back and forth for ajustment, it works off the break peddel arm, it has a plunger that goes in and out thats what activates the break lights.

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: 1969 ford mustang mach 1 brake / stop light switch challenge

I installed a new turn signal switch in the steering column, and it fixed my brake light problem. Evidentally the turn signal and brake light wires use the same plug wires. It cost about $70. I would suggest doing this.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: No Brake Lights 1993 Chevy Astro Van

Check the ground wire & leads, if not try the multi-function switch in the column

Posted on May 29, 2009

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This may be a simple fix, where the wheel jack or washer bottle is located in the back behind the panel, there should be connectors for the rear lights, it is possible that the plug has been dislodged, remove the panels and check the plug connections. Good luck.

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SOURCE: 2003 Toyota Highlander.The brake light on the

Replace the right rear brake lamp. The bulb possible use two filaments one for brake and tail light. One burnt out filament in one bulb.

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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