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NEED HELP ASAP WITH BRAKE LIGHTS!!

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NEED HELP ASAP WITH BRAKE LIGHTS!!

Postby luke_1993 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:21 pm

So i've had my mars performance tail lights for well over 4 months, and i just recently noticed that my brake lights are not working properly. And when i mean not working properly, they sometimes work and other times they flicker on and off when applying brakes. I checked to see if there was a loose connection that looked fine, checked the fuse and that was fine to.

So this is why i'm asking for help because i have no idea what to do now *help*
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Postby Zaphod » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:24 pm

Do they flicker like it's a loose connection (i.e. randomly), or do they 'strobe' ?
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Postby toc » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:25 pm

Check out the switch that is near the brake pedal, if that's loose or making poor contact, it'll flick.

More info needed on the nature of the flicking (poor contact or strobe).
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Postby luke_1993 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:29 pm

couldn't find any switch man?
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Postby toc » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:30 pm

The brake pedal switch drives the brake lights -I'll find it in the workshop manual and link you.

http://www.clubcj.net/workshop/SEARCH/2 ... 500ENG.HTM

See the stop lamp switch? If that's loose, it could go on and off.. but there's also a possible loose connection or bad ground elsewhere too.

When you say they flicker, is it just as if its a loose connection?

Does it do the same when you turn the head lights on?

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Postby luke_1993 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:33 pm

thanks Jason, i just applied the brakes just then and they work fine it happens all the time though. one minute they'll work and the next they come on and off very quickly. the headlights are fine
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Postby luke_1993 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:48 pm

i found the switch and when i was pressing the switch myself they worked for a couple of presses and then nothing. like i said it'll just stop than all of a sudden it works!!
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Postby Lancer1993 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:19 pm

Hate to say it but what if it's the lights them selves?

Do you have the stock lights to test to see if they are doing it?
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Postby luke_1993 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:31 pm

that's what im thinking craig, i'll have to get my stock lights to see what happens.
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Re: NEED HELP ASAP WITH BRAKE LIGHTS!!

Postby ooooTODDoooo » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:05 pm

was the solution to this ever found? seem to be having the same problem
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