My tail lights work but my break lights don't work nor does my third light. I have replaced the break light switch and the bulbs in the rear tail lights break lights still will not work.

Asked by Jun 23, 2016 at 02:42 AM about the 2003 Ford Explorer XLT V8 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My turn signals work and my headlights work cold it be a fuse ?

3 Answers


Should check the fuse but probably not the cause. Your blinkers work so the bulbs are good for the brake lights. There is a brake light switch that the brake pedal activates when you step on the brake pedal, that could be bad, or the brake light relay in the fuse box.

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first answer good. Use hand signals until fixed...that is dangerous humans will brake when they see lights not when you stop. I suggest using manual emergency light switch when you stop...You will be ticketed too. unsafe vehicle!


emergency flashers!

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