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The brake lights do not work checked the fuses and all ok. Where do I look next.

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    2005 Cadillac CTS, brake light don't work accept for the center light. Fuses and bulbs are ok, what else do I look for?

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If you take off the panels under the steering wheel (where the fuses are located) there will be an other black panel that needs to be taken off. Once both of those are off you will have to follow the brake peddal up and you will see two little push button switches call (brake light switch) your problem is one of those they can be replaced for around $20. hope this helps.

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take the bulb back out have someone sit in car apply brake get your self a circuit tester and check to see if this circuit is carrying efficient 12 volt current! some times in cold weather these bulbs get hot with long period of breaking and when released condensate and rust begins and you get what you have perhaps bad socket! this would be a ideal location to begin and probably end,

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replace your brake pressure switch on the master cylinder and that should take care of your problem.

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Before going ahead and spending money on a new module, test it first. The module is located under the steering column. You'll find a Brown wire on one of the connectors (i just looked at a wire diagram). Do no disconnect anything. Back probe the brown wire, which is the power feed to your park lights. With the lights off, there should be 0 volts on you voltmeter. Turn the park lamps on, There should be 12V. If there is not 12V, disconnect the connector and try to check voltage at the pin that feeds to the brown wire, if still not 12V, replace the module. If you do get 12V, then module is ok, find where the 12v is being dropped before making it to the lamps.

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look up above your brake pedal and you will see the switch.. It will either between the firewall and the pedal arm (switch moves in when you brake).. Or it will be between the pedal arm and the dash (switch moves out when you brake)

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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SOURCE: brake lights not working,

Assuming the wiring to the brake lights is serviceable, you will find that the brake light switch, which is activated by the brake pedal for the brake lights, will have failed and will need to be replaced.


Just ensure you first replace the fuse and both brake light bulbs as an initial step and then re-check to ensure you still have no lights.

Sean

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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