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Brake light will not work but the one in window does

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    no brake lights after installing new bulbs checking the fuses and replacing the brake light switch still have tail lights

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I just fixed the exact same problem on my contour. If the window brake light is working the brake light switch is ok. The problem is the swich on the steering wheel. (The signal, high/low beam switch.) I replaced mine and everythig works fine.

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Bad brake light switch

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