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Q: Turn signal and brake light don't work

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The left turn signal and brake light don't work.

A: The switch in the steering column may be th...

The switch in the steering column may be the cause, but a check of the bulbs should be done first, to see if a bulb is at fault. I recommend having a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, inspect your turn signal lights to diagnose what has failed in your Jeep.

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