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 Post subject: AU Brake lights fail
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:59 pm 
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Hey guys, a mate just told me his 3 rear brake lights all went out, im guessing this is a blown fuse but he said the fuse looks in tact. Is there anything else that could cause the brake lights to fail (apart from blown bulbs) ?

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Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:09 pm 
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Nathanhrv wrote:
Hey guys, a mate just told me his 3 rear brake lights all went out, im guessing this is a blown fuse but he said the fuse looks in tact. Is there anything else that could cause the brake lights to fail (apart from blown bulbs) ?

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 Post subject: Re: AU Brake lights fail
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:12 pm 
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Nathanhrv wrote:
Hey guys, a mate just told me his 3 rear brake lights all went out, im guessing this is a blown fuse but he said the fuse looks in tact. Is there anything else that could cause the brake lights to fail (apart from blown bulbs) ?
Thanks guys

Yes, the brake light switch situated on the brake pedal. E73Z13480 A $47.50
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 Post subject: Re: AU Brake lights fail
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:34 pm 
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yeah that would be the brake switch which is under the brake peddle

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU Brake lights fail
Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:24 pm 
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hey guys all fixed now thanks for the tips, the switch was rooted and then i had to resolder one of the wires which became detached on the mount for the brake switch but all working now, thanks again
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