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Mark helpful 30,665 Report John answered 3 years ago By far the quickest and easiest method to test the pedal switch is to just paperclip the terminals to the wires going More possibilities here. I did that because the fuse in the slot had a gap. Either a broken wire, or a bad ground. 10 out of 10 people think this is helpful. check over here

The time now is 12:54 PM. What is wrong? With the signal switch in the left-turn position, make sure that there is continuity (Zero ohms) between the B/W/G wire and the B/W wire. At the rear bulb socket, unplug both the red and yellow (or green) wires from their sockets, noting their respective locations. http://www.erareplicas.com/427man/wiring/sigtrouble.htm

Brake Light Not Working But Tail Light Works

Took both bulbs out, and cleaned out all of the old dielectric grease which had turned a nasty yellow colour quickly roughed up the contacts, and voila...running lights and brakes on Thanks! Reply With Quote 06-22-2011, 09:07 PM #9 gumaku1 Registered User Join Date Nov 2007 Location Ohio Posts 27 brake switch sends power directly (controls) to the bulbs for both taillights and the

Mark helpful 30 Report Teddybuck8680 answered about a year ago How to find a fuse for Grand Prix tail lights 3 out of 3 people think this is helpful. Go to Condition B.. I would pull the bulb and use a lite tester with a helper and see if you are getting power at the socket. One Brake Light Not Working But Bulb Is Good QUICK PRELIMINARY CHECK: If neither brake light works, go here.

Thanks.. Tail Light Works But Brake Light Doesn't If you were having a break in the connections anywhere, I would start there first, the trunk has a bundle of wires on the drivers side where the hinge is, unwrap check RockAuto Parts Catalog. http://www.doityourself.com/forum/passenger-cars-mini-vans-suv-service-repairs-no-trucks/526590-one-brake-light-not-working.html It will have the root cable coming from the front then it will branch out to each side and out to the trailer hitch if factory equiped.

I tested them with a D-cell battery, and they showed about one and a half volts. One Brake Light Out Turn the parking lights on and touch the red wire to the socket that it wasn't in. Check the front signal lights. (Sometimes the a bad front light will prevent the rear from working.) If the signal switch works, replace the signal(trailer) relay. Mark helpful Report DavidH25 answered 3 years ago Daniel, all due respect, it very well could be a wire problem.

Tail Light Works But Brake Light Doesn't

I wiggled the same connector again, and nothing happened. Or is it separate? Brake Light Not Working But Tail Light Works All rights reserved.11410 Coursey Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (225) 291-6900 ContactUs | Terms | Privacy | SiteMap | Hours | Links | Errors | Search Podcast iTunes RSS Feed Login Brake Light Not Working On One Side If the contacts stick, the switch may continue supplying power to the lights, though it is released.  Before replacing a switch check to see if it can be tested.

By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. check my blog Basic Wiring Primer and Troubleshooting Guide (not finished, but still very useful) then the problem is probably not there. Or sandpaper... Brake Light Not Working But Bulb Ok

Go to Conditiona A. When we use the turn signal switch, it cancels the brake light signal, on the side selected. If your bad side (left/right) is now blinking (the wand action will be reversed), the problem most likely a bad column switch. this content Thanks waltersb and jimmy_pop15 for the quick replies.

If you plan on servicing it yourself the OEM service manual is a must have . 2004 EX Odyssey. Only One Brake Light Works I had to bang on the switch, but brake lights work now. Your a genius!

If you have a VOM, test the continuity between the B/W/G wire and both the B/W and B/G wires.

With the signal switch in the rightt-turn position, make sure that there is continuity (Zero ohms) between the B/W/G wire and the B/G wire. These must normally be replaced as an assembly and are not serviceable.Brake lights out on one sideA brake light out on one side only is most often a bulb or socket A bad turn-signal switch may interrupt the brake light circuit when it should not. Brake Lights Not Working But Bulb Is Good Questions of a Do It Yourself nature should be submitted to our "DoItYourself.com Community Forums".

Weird reason for them failing if you ask me... 5 out of 5 people think this is helpful. Turn on the parking lights. Here's what happened: I turned on the four way flashers and then the turn signal on the passenger side flashed rapidly briefly and then the four ways started working. have a peek at these guys im sure a connector for that car is no more than 10 bucks.

It does not act like the MFS connector being pulled apart, considering the turn part works. Note that the brake lights are fused by the top fuse on the driver's side fusebox. I replaced the bulbs, fuses, and brake light switch and they still are not working. One of the more common is a bad brake-light switch.

Go to Condition C. Pushing the probe into a light socket will spread the contacts and cause the socket to fail.  Please read, "Tips on  Automotive Electrical Testing," for more information.Brake lights will not go Connect the red wire to the dimmer connection and the other wire to the brighter connection. If that's the case, you will need a service visit to locate the ground point and then fix it.

The switch sends the power directly to all of the rear brake lights and the high mount, the power goes through the rear MICU junction box. Any ideas? or test : Bypass the flasher by connecting a power wire (for instance #8 Violet) to the B/W/G wire from the signal switch. (Remember that the ignition switch must be on Changed bulb and then it only works when I press my key fob to lock or unlock the doors.

One connection should be bright, the other less bright. I found that I had over looked a fuse that controls brake stop lights but is never labeled as doing so. Try the signals in both directions.