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What would be the cause for the brake lights still not working after we have replaced the bulbs and fuses and the brake switch on a 1983 chevrolet caprice?

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Could be the turn signal switch. dont replace any parts unless they are proven to be bad. your just going to be frustrated and broke.

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On occasion the tail lights will work with a weak ground circuit where the Brake lights won't. Best way to determine this is to just hook up the 12 volt tester to the Brake light hot wire & there at the bulb ground, then in an area away from the bulb that has a good possibility of contact/ground.

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First check all the fuses and make sure that they are good. The brake light wiring goes from the switch, through the turn signal switch, then to the brake lights. This is done so that when the turn signal is on and the brake light is on at the same time, the bulb will stay on steady on one side (away from the side you are signaling to) and the other side will flash.
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