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brake lights NOT working

pmb7pmb7 Posts: 3
edited March 2014 in GMC
1995 GMC surburban 1500 2wd.

brake lights are not working at all. ( a new thing)

head, tail, back-up, turn signals, emerg flashers all working fine.
any fixes / responses appreciated. thank you,pb

Comments

  • kiawahkiawah Posts: 3,666
    check your brake light switch, down underneath on the brake pedal mechanism
  • pmb7pmb7 Posts: 3
    kiawah,
    thank you for the response. I have looked down around the petal, and I dont have a clue what is what down there.
    Can you walk me through it.....???
    thanks,pb
  • kiawahkiawah Posts: 3,666
    You usually have to lay on your back on the floor, with your head by the brake pedal, looking up with a flashlight. If you look at the linkage while you move the brake in and out, you will see a switch mounted on the linkage.
  • pmb7pmb7 Posts: 3
    thanks, I'll give it a shot.......
    might have to film it.....put it on u-tube........
    fat man turns into pretzel in surburban.........lol
  • honeybee5honeybee5 Posts: 1
    I have a 1992 Ford Explorer. Have checked bulbs and fuses. Still no brake lights. what next
  • kiawahkiawah Posts: 3,666
    see #4
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