I ended up taking the car to an auto mechanic which does electrical troubleshooting. the issue was a turn signal switch even though the turn signals work. Thought the resolution would help someone else out before paying $200 to fix.
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There are TSB's for this issue. I chased this issue for months on mine. Go find the TSB's, there's troubleshooting pointing out the faulty part. It could be, the brake light switch, the hazzard light switch itself, the multi-function switch. I had replaced all of these and still had the problem. Wiring that goes from the brake switch to up near the fender was shorting against the fender. I replaced the pigtail, problem fixed. Best bet to help you, is find the TSB's for this problem.
The brake light in the rear window and the main brake lights are on a different circuit. After the signal leaves the activating switch on the brake pedal arm, it splits. One circuit goes straight to the high mount brake light, the other goes into the turn signal switch. If the rear turn signals work but the brake lights don't, suspect the turn signal switch, not the bulbs and wires. Better to check this before removing and checking bulbs, wires and fuses.
It is a common problem with the W-body cars like Lumina, Monte Carlo, Buick Regal, Olds Cutlass and Pontiac Grand Prix. (Approx 94-99 models). Part number is GM 190005031 (w/o radio accessory control) or 19005032 (with radio controls)
If you mean the blinker bulb, they are either set in behind the front bumper, where you see the orange/white colored glass (directly beneath the headlights)....OR the side blinkers, which are accessed by opening the hood and reaching in from the inside.
The rear blinkers are able to be accessed by opening the hood, and removing a small (phillips head) screw on the top of the vertical tail light housing. These lights serve as blinkers and brake lights, and there are two in each housing. Hope that helps! :)