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1999 chevy Lumina's break lights are not working, but the back window brake light does. We've changed the bulbs, and the wiring seemed to be intact. Any suggestions?

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    mary robbins Feb 14, 2016

    my back upper brake light in back window works just the brake lights on bottom of trunk doesnt work

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I have a solution for you and it is your turn signal switch. I replaced mine and all of the lights work now. It is a pain to put in since you have to take off the steering wheel to replace ti but it will work after that. The switch is less than sixty dollars but ti will save you from getting a ticket

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