Questions tagged [brake-light]

A safety light on vehicles standardized as red. A brake light will become illuminated through the use of a vehicles braking system where a switch indicating the use of a brake pedal is actuated to allow the flow of electricity to lights in order to forewarn motorists to the rear of the vehicle that the operator is decelerating.

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Brake/position LED Lights

I have a problem with the rear right brake/position light on a 2005 Mazda3. Same LED lights (8 led) shine dimmer when lights are on (state 1) and goes brighter when brake are pressed (state 2). My ...
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2005 Dodge Durango all three break light won’t light up when brake pedal

I found the third brake light burned out, will this cause all brake lights not to work?
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Why don't my brake lights and rear turn signals work? 2005 town and county

Why don't my brake lights and rear turn signals not written on my 2005 town and country. My hazards and tail lights do work.
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Brake lights and turn signals don't work (but head and tail lights do) on 1998 Ford Expedition

A friend of ours just bought a 1998 Ford Expedition. Not working: Hazard flashers Turn signals Brake lights However, head and tail lights both work when they're turned on. We tested the brake ...
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Passenger front blinker, rear blinker & brake, and middle brake lights all out

I've got a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. The passenger front blinker, passenger rear blinker & brake light, and the middle brake light are all out. The hazard lights also do not work on the passenger ...
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Ideas on how to strobe existing signal lights

I am looking to create a hazard strobe light effect, similar to that on construction vehicles, by using the cars existing reverse and turn signal lights. I would to do this using Arduino. I am not ...
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2001 Hyundai Accent no brake lights/hazards but blinkers work

I have a 2001 Hyundai Accent. The brake lights (L/R/3rd) and hazards DO NOT work but the left hand and right hand turn signal flashers DO work. The headlights and tail lights all DO work also. We've ...
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How to join spoiler with third brake light?

I'm adding a stock spoiler back onto my hyundai coupe 2006. The spoiler has a brake light so the wires need to be joined up to the relevant brake wire. 1) The spoiler has a green wire and a black ...
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Scooter's stop lights not working

My scooter's stop lights have stopped working when I apply brakes, however tail light still works. I checked for a loose connection but all seems ok. It's a Honda activa
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What was the initial idea behind those “Blue Dot” tail lights from the '30s to '50s?

"Blue Dot" tail lights seem to be illegal in most US states nowadays (and probably in most other countries, too), but they still seem very popular in the Hot Rod scene. And you can still buy them as ...
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How to remove base of rear brake light when bulb broke off?

I tried to replace my rear brake light on a 89 Toyota pickup and the bulb broke off. The base metal connector piece seems to be rusted in and won't come out. I unhooked the battery cable and tried ...
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How to replace center (third) break/stop lamp/bulb in Ford Galaxy 2009

I removed the plastic cover, but didn't find any way to pull out the light structure. No screws, no direct access... Thanks
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2002 Dodge Durango brake lights not working

I have a 2002 Dodge Durango the third light work but the brake lights do not work what can it be
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Diagnosing Vehicle Brake Lamp Fuse Blowing; What to test next?

Fuse keeps blowing when I press the brake pedal on a 98 Windstar. Brake switch is good. Inserted new fuse and the brake lamps do not light up before the fuse blows. Removed all bulbs front and back ...
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95 Acura Integra LS: 3rd, left & right brake lights remain on after engine shutdown

Issue Brake lights (3rd, left, rear) lights are on after removing keys from ignition. If not corrected, this will drain the battery Corrective Action Failed: turn headlights on / off Failed: ...
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High Mount Stop Light in 2010 Honda Civic EX Coupe stopped working

The High Mount Stop Light in my 2010 Honda Civic EX Coupe recently stopped working. Is it an LED array or is there a bulb(s) that can be replaced? How can I fix this? When I look up inside the ...
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Prius 2004 (generation II): brake/ABS warning lights

In a previous post I recounted how a brake issue was perturbing the hybrid battery. After having the brake job done, a few weeks later (but not much driving in terms of miles), the (red) brake light ...
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Which acceleration threshold for blinking brake light?

I would like to modify the third brake light of my car to add blinking when a strong deceleration is detected. What threshold should I set? given the basic rules of friction, the maximum possible ...
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04 chevy trailblazer tailight and control issues

I let someone drive my vehicle, someone that I probably shouldn't have. When I got the vehicle back, the heater control panel in the back seat was pulled out and broken. Also, all the wires underneath ...
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Emergency brake light always on

I got a 94 honda accord. Recently ebrake light on the dash shows up even the ebrake handle is down. I tried to look at the switch on the ebrake and mess with it a little bit. Then the ebrake light ...
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Could my brake problems be caused by a wrong kind of brake fluid?

The brake light is on in my 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4WD v6. The recurring pattern has been that I would fill up the brake fluid but then it would drop below the minimum mark after just a few days. It ...
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Civic High Mount Brake Light works only in the cold

I have a '07 Honda Civic EX coupe. My high mount brake light only works when its cold outside (i.e. 40s or below) and won't work when its warmer out. The other brake lights work without any problems. ...