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Old 02-26-2012, 07:59 PM
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Break light circuit failure?

Wtf does this mean?
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:12 PM
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Your brake light switch failed(the one under the dash) meaning all your brake lights aren't working at all
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:20 PM
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But the break lights are working. I've checked and they are working even though it says that.
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:17 AM
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If they are BREAK lights, they are already broken.
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:59 AM
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Haha I ment brake
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:57 AM
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Haha I ment brake
Are you sure you MENT brake? Maybe something wrong with the OBC then.
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:16 PM
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There's a switch attached to the brake pedal. This switch needs to be replaced.

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Old 02-27-2012, 05:04 PM
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There's a switch attached to the brake pedal. This switch needs to be replaced.

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He said the brake lights are working....
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:08 PM
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If the switch stops working intermittently, the lights will still work, but the OBC will go nuts about it anyway. Replace the switch, it's only like $30.
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this jared guy sounds intimidating lol.
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