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I have a 94 chevy 1500 and the brake lights are dim and wire from brake switch gets hot brake is on then it blows a fuse. traced all wires and replaced brake switch. what else could it be?

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Possibly a short in the directional switch in the steering wheel. Your brake lights use the same filament as the turn signals, so the brake light wiring goes thru the directional switch. Does one wire from the brake light switch go up the steering column?

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