Question about 1999 Chevrolet C/K 2500
I have a 1999 Chevy 2500 series Van. all 3 brake lights work so long as the headlights/running lights are not on. Once the headlight/running lights are on the 3rd brake light only wors and the tail lights do not.
Often brake lights and signal lights not working indicates a loose grounding of the rear electrical assembly. Other indicators would be dim and/or all the lights light up (but dimly) when engaging the breaks or activating any of the turn indicators. A way to verify this is to hardwire another/external grounding wire to any of the metal receptacles of the bulbs straight to a bare metal/chassis of the vehicle.
Of course the standard procedure of checking the fuses, the harness connectors and the wire harness themselves still apply.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards.
Thank you for using FixYa.
Posted on Jun 27, 2008
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 30, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Feb 09, 2013 | 1991 Chevrolet C/K 2500
Feb 06, 2012 | 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
May 21, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
May 05, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Express
May 16, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Astro
Jun 04, 2013 | 1999 Chevrolet C/K 2500
176 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: