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Q: Brake lights not working

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The brake lights in my vehicle are not working.

A: The stop lamp switch most likely failed and...

The stop lamp switch most likely failed and is not making contact internally. The switch may need to be adjusted or replaced. I recommend seeking a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to come and test your vehicle's brake lights and have this repaired for you.

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