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Q: Rear brake lights and turn signals not working

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The rear brake lights and turn signals are not working. The front blinkers work fine. I checked the fuses and they all look fine.

A: It sounds like the bulbs need to be replace...

It sounds like the bulbs need to be replaced in the rear. I would have a technician, from YourMechanic, come out and replace the bulbs and test the voltage going to the connector.

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