Q: Running lights work, brake lights do not.

asked by on January 04, 2016

My brake lights do not work, though my running lights still work.

It sounds like you may have a bad brake light switch. But that’s a common issue on these models with brake light not working, is the bulb socket contacts (aluminum) in the housing burn up. Remove the brake light bulb holder and examine the 2 contacts in the housing (not in the bulb holder). If one or both are burned up, you must replace the entire lens assembly/housing. A certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, can assist you with replacing your brake light switch, if needed.

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