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Tail lights and brake lights don't work and I checked the bulbs and fuses

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SOURCE: 2001 dodge neon tail lights inop

looking at your schematics and , you say tail lights don't work , you didn't mention if front parking lights and license plate lights are working , they all come from the same source , a black /yellow wire , a good clue if front work and rear don't , please advise .if fronts work then you have a open circuit somewhere between junction S118 (near breakout for left headlamp) and rear sockets.

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SOURCE: Upper middle brake light won't work

get a test light (available at a NAPA, AUTO ZONE 12 volt test light) and while someone is pushing on the brakes you use the test light to see if power is reaching the socket and if it is not then you need to replace the socket also test the brake light switch behind the brake padel and if that is sticking that can also cause it to not work

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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re please and grease the inside the wire harness be for putting in bulbs.

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SOURCE: rear brake lights don't work

you prob got a trailer plug prob bad wires if not tail lights run through turn signal switch tell fix ya bout me ok

Posted on May 23, 2009

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I have 89 bronco 2 my brake lights turn signals both work my tail lights don't work have check fuse n blubs what might be the problem


The turn signals and brake lights use the same circuit and filament in the bulbs. The tail lights are on the other circuit which comes from the headlight switch.
Do you have power on the tail light fuse ?

Feb 25, 2013 | 1987 Ford Bronco II

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My tail lights work but my brakes lights don't


You actually have two different circuits, one for each.
The bulbs should have two filaments inside.
Depending on the make model and year, you should have a fuse and the brake switch, plus the circuit goes thru the turn signal switch.

Feb 15, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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1997 Subaru Impreza Tail lights work but brake lights don't even though the Hatch brake light is working


Hi,
So, both sides are not working? Check for voltage @ the brake light bulb to see if you're getting power. Also, look in the fuses.

check out the online Subaru forums, too.

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Td

Oct 03, 2012 | 1990 Subaru Legacy

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Tail lights don't work but brake lights do. fuses are all good.


the bit which the bulb sits in might be faulty, only saying this, because I have had same issue with my car.

Oct 26, 2011 | 2000 Nissan Maxima

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My tail light not working


Which light?
One light not working? Check the bulb.
Both tail lights not working? Check the fuses and the bulbs.
Brake light (or lights) not working? Check the bulb, fuses and brake light switch.
Totally no lights in one or both tail light assemblies? Check the plugs on the light assemblies from inside the car. Check the fuses. Check the grounds (might be some under the dash for those lights).

Aug 23, 2011 | 1988 Mazda RX-7

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I have a 1996 dakota with no tail lights. The brake lights work. I think it may be a fuse, but I don't have a manual to see what fuse it may be,????


Why would it be a fuse?
You have front parking lights? Then no fuse

If it was a fuse ---would that fix it -- NO it wouldn't
Why do fuses blow?

Have you even removed the tail light housing & checked the bulbs,
or checked the sockets for ground or under truck for wiring
harness issues?

Don't need a manual to check all fuses under the dash &
in the box near brake booster

Jul 01, 2011 | 1996 Dodge Dakota

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Tail lights and brake lights are combined. I have tail lights but no brake lights. fuses look good.


No they are different systems going to the same place, the tail lights use one fillament in the bulb and the brake and turn signal use the other, a couple things to check, brake light fuse, brake switch (located on the brake peddle) check for power, I have also run into the 4 way flasher that were the problem, more than likely the brake switch

Apr 14, 2011 | 1997 Chrysler Sebring

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Hell i just bought a chevy cavlier and my back break light is out...the light its self is on...its just the break light when pressed...


you don`t say if its both or just one brake light out.you say the light itself is on but not if you mean tail light or what.the tail lights use a different filament in the bulb than the signal light which is the same filament that the brake light uses.if the signal light work on the rear then the bulbs are good,if just one side works then the bulb is no good on the side that doesn`t work.if the signal lights work but neither brake light works then you need to check the fuses in the fuse panel under the dash on the drivers side.if the fuses are good then it will be either a bad wire at the brake switch or a bad brake light switch,this is located on the brake pedal lever under the dash.

Mar 18, 2011 | 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Brake lights will not come on. It is not the bulb. The tail lights work.


The tail lights working would not necessarily mean that the brake light bulbs are good. If they are the type that have a double filament (ie: one filament for the tail light and another filament for the brake light ) the brake light filament could be bad and the tail lights still would work. If they are either single filament type bulbs or double filament type, I would check the bulb, fuses, and contact switch on the brake pedal.

May 10, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

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Right brake light out; tail light works fine


most rear tail lights and turn/stop lights are the same dual filiment bulb. it is possible for your tail light to work and your brake light not to and still have a bad bulb. I would check the bulb first, your brake light works on the left yes? this would mean that the fuse is fine

Mar 31, 2009 | 2006 Dodge Stratus

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