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Drivers side brake light can be ok for 2 to 3 days then doesnt work, when i check it and put back together works for a few days then goes out again,this has been happening for about a month.

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  • nmaggie38 Aug 17, 2008

    thanks for help loose connection hope that has solved the problem

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Hi,

Your post removing and re-installing will work is significant in itself. It indicates a loose or corroded connection most probably in the terminals of the bulb socket. Next time you remove the bulb, pls pay likewise check/clean the terminals inside the bulb housing/socket, they may need a bit of scraping cleaning. In some instances, it could be the socket itself, perhaps the grounding/body. Cleaning and spraying with WD40 should help out. You can also try pushing in the socket terminal to play/exercise the spring at the back of the terminal base.

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Could be a high resistance problem at brake sensor, like poor contact, make sure it is clean and tie, and free of moisture

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