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Brake lights dont work, signals work, emergency OK - checked fuses in car ALL OK but when I press on brake pedal they dont light up ?

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  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte May 25, 2011

    have you checked the switch above the pedal?

  • Ron Evans May 25, 2011

    Replace one bulb two weeks ago, but for both at same time. When I turn the headlights on tail lights come on also, signals work, emergency work - all but when I press on brake ?

  • Ron Evans May 25, 2011

    Yes I saw switch above brake pedal, grey box ? How do I test ? also should I check fuse in engine compartment ?

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Have you checked the bulbs?

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  • Ron Evans May 25, 2011

    Changed one bulb two weeks ago, they both work when I turn headlights on, signaling and emergency its just when I press on brake they dont light up.

  • Shane Millis May 25, 2011

    Have you tested the Brake light swich located above your brake pedel If i recall it should be a grey box

  • Shane Millis May 25, 2011

    If you have a DMM i could tell you how to check it

  • Shane Millis May 25, 2011

    Do you have a Digital Multimeter tester?

  • Ron Evans May 25, 2011

    No, could get my hands on one !

  • Shane Millis May 25, 2011

    yea there like 10$ at autozone it is a useful tool ...all you do is when you get take your red lead and attach it to the contact where you switch plugges into and attach the black lead to a good ground on Ohms position your switch should read at least 00.07 or more if not your switch is faulty

  • Ron Evans May 25, 2011

    Will try to-nite . . . thanks!

  • Shane Millis May 25, 2011

    No problem if you get tricked up give me a call and i can walk you through it my # is on my page.......

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