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Q: Brake lights not working

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The brake lights in my car aren't working.

I would first recommend checking your brake fuse and light bulbs. If you don’t feel comfortable doing this, or have issues, YourMechanic can send a mechanic out to your vehicle’s location to inspect your brake light issue, and make the necessary repairs.

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