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The main panel of lights on the rear of my 98 Mazda have gone out. The turning signal and the rear window brake light work and the rear the side lights work, and the light over the license plate works, but the main central panel of lights does not come on, whether or not I press the brake. Is it a fuse problem?

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  • networkingjr Oct 23, 2017

    I have seen that several people have looked at this answer and found it helpful. If you replace the bulbs with the same type of bulbs at the same time it may fix the problem. the wiring harness is looking to deliver the same electrical current to both bulbs if these are not equal the one with the lowest current will be the only one to work.

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I have same problem and have found the lower light to have a malfunction in the socket. Mazda says replace brake harness. Cheap fix junk yard but same prob can come back. Also does your cruise work? may be related to switch on brake pedal.

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