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The lower brake lights have stopped working yet the upper brake light above rear window works Doesn't appear to be burnt bulbs. I removed a trailer wiring harness that was connected to a connector on the driver rear side and now I have the brake light problem? What gives.. Is there susposed to be a jumper plug when the harness in not in place? Can I just wiring the rear upper wire to the lower brake lights to solve the problemn?

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No you cannot just connect the 3rd brake light to the left/right brake light, chances are they also function independently as turn signals. The type of trailer wiring harness you speak of is usually installed by unplugging the wiring harness and plugging that connector inline. The two sides of that harness should plug back together.

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