What would keep the 2 main brake lights from working while the 3rd is working?

Asked by Mar 09, 2017 at 11:23 AM about the 1994 Toyota Pickup 2 Dr DX 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1994 Toyota P/U 4x4, Brake lights not working in the tail light assemblies. The third brake light above the cab is working. Bulbs and fuse are good. What would keep the 2 main brake lights from working while the 3rd is working?

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73,055

Corrosion mostly, in the plugins, bad wiring, bad ground, bad bulb sockets.

70

bad ground on bulb to socket -- clean with sand paper then use a dab of grease ---small dab on bulb

5,595

test after you've done that strong 12 vdc~ use an electrical tester if you've got one~

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