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Old 07-05-2012, 06:36 PM   #1
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"Help" brakes lights don't work

1998 2.5L 5 spd man, stock no lighting changes, changed blubs, cleaned contacts with an eraser, checked yellow 20 amp fuse postion 2 behind glovebox it's good. Night lights work, turn signals work, back up lights work, center brake light above spare works but no brake tail lights????

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Old 07-06-2012, 01:01 AM   #2
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"Help" Brake lights don't work

Just found this thread I didn't find before,


I'll check it out, thanks to all who posted.

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Old 07-06-2012, 05:01 PM   #3
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"Help" Brake lights don't work

"Fixed" It was the energency flasher switch as mentioned in the previous thread. A little WD 40 and pushing it off and on a couple of times and now they work, what a weird connection with the brake lights. Thanks again to the posts in the previous thread.
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Old 07-06-2012, 06:11 PM   #4
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The connection to the brake lights & the flashers (& turn signals) is this. When you use the signals or flashers you are (jeep is) actually flashing the brake lights. They all share the same filament in the bulbs. Try working the flasher switch from time to time to keep the contacts in the switch clean.

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