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Q: My brake lights quit working and I can't find the fuse for them. It's NOT in the under the hood fusebox.

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My brake lights quit working and I can't find the fuse for them. It's NOT in the under the hood fusebox.

My car has 234800 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: The stop lamp fuse is in the left kick pane...

The stop lamp fuse is in the left kick panel inside the vehicle. It is a 15amp fuse that powers the stop light switch on the brake pedal. The brake light switch sends power to rear brake lights.

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