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Rear brake lights stopped working

My brake lights will not work replaced brake switch grounds r good all bulbs r new back window light works and all other lights work

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    IS THERE 12 VOLTS TO THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH?

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This is a simple step just to check. But I have a 1993 Eldorado and had the same problem. No turn signals, middle brake light works but others doesn't left or right rear. Turns out the emergency flasher switch was pushed in. The emergency flashers were not working with said switch pushed in, (on) and still doesn't. (probably a flasher unit out)
I pulled out the knob on the lower right of the steering column to turn off the emergency flashers, and voila!
Brake lights and turn signals all working great now.

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Check your fuses of course,you probably did.Listen your not going to believe this,the wire at the brake light switch can be bad.sometines the wire can break inside the vinyl cover just a milameter.use a test light for presence of voltage at the switch and check a few inches back to see it voltage is present. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE VOLTAGE AT THE SWITCH!

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You should check the fuses. There may be a separate fuse from the brake lights and the interior brake light.

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