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No brake light or hazard warning flashers in rear

My 1998 Town car has running lights, turn signals, front hazards, and the upper/deck brake light working. Bulbs and fuses appear OK. Called dealer for LCM and they want $700 - no way! Sprayed cleaner in the hazard switch, worked it in for a while and had brakes and hazards for a day, now no luck. Can it be something else?

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It appears to be the mutifunction switch. (Turn signal control). That, plus the 3 words in parenthesis wil come to 699.00 bucks. then we add the switch.... Just kidding. The multi finction switch is defective and about to fail altogether.. Sorry.

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