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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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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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2004 Durango brake light fuse

Fuse for brake lights blew so I replaced it, tapped the brakes the lights worked. I then started it up tapped the brakes again no lights. Checked the fuse. It was blown again. Also when I tap the ...
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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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2008 Toyota RAV4 won't shift out of park

We installed a wiring kit to the rear lights so we could plug in lights for towing a trailer. After testing the lights with a trailer, the brake lights stopped working and then the car wouldn't shift ...
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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.