Q: Third stop light does not work. checked all fuses to include cruise control...

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third stop light does not work brand new. checked with jumper off battery and it works

My car has 265000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

There is a separate fuse just for the center mount stop light. Check the fuse marked "CHMSL" 10 amp fuse. If you can’t find the problem, a certified pro from YourMechanic can inspect the light for you to make necessary repairs.

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