Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Faulty brake lights in a Hyundai Getz

asked by on

The left and right brake lights have both stopped working on my '08 hyundai getz, however the central brake light still works, does this indicate that I need to replace the globes or since they both stopped at the same time would this indicate a brake light switch?
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hey there, thanks for writing in. If you ha...

Hey there, thanks for writing in. If you have the center light working, then the brake switch is okay and you most likely have two bad bulbs in the lights. If you need help having this repaired, a certified pro from YourMechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose your brake lights and replace your bulbs if necessary.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Is leaving leaked A/C compressor as is a problem for the car?

A refrigerant leak in your vehicle's A/C system not only allows coolant to leak, but also allows moisture from the atmosphere in the system. Over time this could corrode the A/C lines, evaporator, or condenser, and fill the dryer up...

Q: Lots of tire wear and wear is not even

Greetings and thank you for writing in with this question! We first need to separate “wheels” and “tires.” Wheels are the metal (aluminum or steel) piece that the tire (black rubber) mounts to. Tires should generally last longer than 30,000...

Q: Brake, ABS, DSC, Check Engine Light - 2001 BMW 325

If you visited a smaller local repair shop or a garage chain, you may want to take the car to the dealer where they have the proper equipment to extract the fault coes from the system. These mechanics are specialized...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.