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How do i fix my brake lights after i already put in new bulbs

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Check brake switch above pedal and brake light relay in engine compartment.

Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r6053280-lights_out_lights_not_out_bulbs_ok . These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

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There is also a fuse to check. There is also a switch down by the pedal to check. The wires may be bad too. If it is all the lights, I'd check the fuse and the pedal switch first.

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