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Brake lights not working when you apply brakes

I noticed tonight on my wifes 2004 Sentra that the brake lights are not working when she applies the brakes. While driving the lights work but dont light up when the brakes are applied. I checked both fuses in the cab and in the engine compartment and they are fine. Is there somewhere else I can look? Is it wiring? Please help. I need to fix it asap.

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  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 2004 Sentra. I would like to try your solution, but is it possible for you to be more specific about the location of the brake switch and what it would look like? Also, what do you mean by "try to jumper it across"?

  • CrysDMB41 Oct 05, 2008

    I have the same problem but cannot find the brake switch even after looking under the dash.



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Check the brake light switch.
It's usually up under the dash, and it activated by the brake pedal.

There are 2 wires going to it. To test it, jumper across the leads.
or, watch the "action" sometimes you just need to reposition the switch to get it to work.

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