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1970 ford thunderbird 4 door The brake light so not work switch at pedal checks out there must be a relay for the multple lamps Where wouold this be located?

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Check the wire to the brake light switch. it can look ok, and be broken inside.Take the connector off of the switch. Hold the wire with both hands, and one at a time, pull the wire to see if it streches. The insulation will break if the wire is broken inside

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Does the CHMSL ( Center High Mount Stop Lamp ) work ?

If this does not work, check the BPP ( Brake Pedal Position ) Switch, mounted on the brake pedal lever. There should be 4 wires to it, 2 are for the shift interlock, the other 2 are the brake lamp switch.

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Check the brake light switch located under the dash, connected at the junction where the master cylinder rod connects to the brake pedal. Remove the connector and with a short piece of wire, paper clip works fine, insert into the two terminals on the connector. Check to see if your brake lights are on. If they are, your switch is bad.

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Yes therse a brake light switch activated by the movement of the brake pedal Follow the brake pedal arm up under dash and you will see a small switch.Move pedal in and out to see if the switch is being activated and no wires have fallen off.Yes all three could be burnt out but inlikely,This fault is usualy associated with corroded or poor chassis earth at the bulb holders and if the circuit board type they too will need to be checked Usualy checked with test light/probe to determine if the power is flowing with no resistance and wether the chassis earth is intact and working.Good luck

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