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1995 Toyota supra brake lights don't work bulbs

Brake lights don't work when pressed checked fuses and bulbs both are good

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  • dugiefrsh08 Apr 28, 2010

    Thought about that but my third brake light works fine just the main won't don't illuminate

  • dugiefrsh08 Apr 28, 2010

    And I do have an aftermarket remote start lol where should I begin looking for said problems I took the dash appart but I do not know where to begin.

  • dugiefrsh08 May 01, 2010

    Ok I found the brain to the left of the steering colum everything looks fine so idk.... I also just noticed that the radio antenna doesn't go up anymore when I start the car I'm not sure if that helps but I'm stumped...

  • dugiefrsh08 May 01, 2010

    Well I visually inspected ALL the fuses under the hood and in the cab and I put a multimeter and the one labeled stop and it has power so idk. As for the bantenna I could care less but Imbpretty sure it stoped working the same time as the brake lights.

  • dugiefrsh08 May 01, 2010

    Blinkers/ hazards work and yes it does have the light failure indicator and it is on. As for the fuse being broke I don't think it's the case because if I pull it and hit the brake my center tail light doesn't light up....

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I have the same problem, did you figure this out?

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  • ivigil13 Aug 22, 2010

    Its the light failure sensor and it costs $480 dollars for the dealer to replace it. You can eliminate the sensor and hard wire the lights.

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Your brake switch is probably broken or has gotten unplugged. Your brakes switch can be found right above your brake pedal... Hope this helps!

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  • uno_1 Apr 28, 2010

    Don't know if you have an aftermarket remote start but, i have seen (in poorly done installs) both poor solder joints and wires that will break due to bad wire stripping... Could cause this (sometimes the third brake light will run on a different circuit)... if so, wouldn't hurt to check that wire connection...

  • uno_1 Apr 28, 2010

    haha, Ok, begin with locating the "brain" of the remote start. Every installer has his favorite spot to hide it but, the three top spots i've seen... left of the steering column up high, close to or in the center console, or under the carpet/kick panel (driver side). Once you've found the brain (every manufacturer has different wire color variations if you can see the model number look it up online) look for the "brown" (brake shut down) wire coming out. and trace it to the factory wire. Unwrap the electrical tape or whatever splice was used, and test to make sure everything is solid. while you can see the brain, check to see if it has any fuses attached to it, is so, check them all! I have seen remote start screw with factory systems in a lot of different ways...

  • uno_1 May 01, 2010

    haha, well i don't think the antennas related (that's a whole other can of worms) what i usually do for that is spray some silicone lube onto/into the antenna mast, if its just stuck. But, if the motors not turning, its either burnt out, a fuse has blown or (if you have an aftermarket radio) check the power antenna wire connection. As for the brake lights, i'm running out of ideas for you... are you sure you checked ALL the fuses/relays both under the hood and in the cabin? How are you testing the fuses/power/lights bulbs? Keep me posted, ill let you know if i can think of anything else. if all else fails... run a wire from your third brake light down to the ones that dont work, just make sure you disconnect the original wire and diode isolate them so you dont get anything back feeding...

  • uno_1 May 01, 2010

    Just out of curiosity, do your blinkers/hazards work? I cant remember does that year have an tailight failure indicator light on the dash/cluster? I know it sounds sounds like a waste of time but, go through with your multimeter and check both side of all the fuses with the key on... i cant tell you how many times i visually inspected a fuse and after hrs of trouble shooting i probed it to find out it was cracked/blown...

  • uno_1 May 02, 2010

    have you checked the grounds back by the tail lights? i'm sure that fuse is fine, but i have found sometimes fuses that aren't properly market will control multiple things (i.e. cigarette lighter, radio, dash lights can all be on the same circuit) and if your searching for the dash light fuse you might over look that one if your going solely by the diagram/manual...

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Lok in the trunk on the left side, behind the carpet for a small plastic box with a bunch of wires going to it. Look to see if there is brake light powe coming in with the pedal depressed. If so, and no power is coming out, you need to order and replace the "taillamp failure sensor".

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SOURCE: 1989 Toyota Camry. No brake lights.

It could be the relay, which is a yellow box located under the carpeting in the trunk on the left side. It is a problem common to your model. Also, check the brake switch's (behind the brake pedal) functionality (12V present with key at ACC or ON and continuity between wires when button engaged).

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