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Brake lights aren't working tailights are illuminating but when you press the brake pedal only the middle strip across the trunk lights up, brake light on the right and left side do not light up, can't figure out where fuse is at this is on my 2005 Cadillac CTS

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Hi you have a bad earth to the rear lights, you need to find out where the ground point is and go from there. regards

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