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Old 09-18-2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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No brake lights

Hello I'm new here and could use some help, I just bought a 1990 Fleetwood Bounder 34' it's the Ford frame.
On my way home from buying it my wife was following me and notice'd I had no brake lights, I also have no 4 way flashers, I've checked all fuses and replaced the Hazard flasher, (turn signals work) all bulbs are good. Any ideas what to check next. Thanks
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Old 09-18-2013, 05:29 PM   #2
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as far as the break lights check that the light actuator at the pedal is working as far as the 4 ways idk about that one sorry i couldnt be more help

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Old 09-18-2013, 05:46 PM   #3
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When I bought mine both back-up lights were out - I put in new bulbs and all has been well for over 3 years now. Try the easy stuff first - use a volt meter and check for the 12V. Verify there is a good ground - ground may be common to 4 ways and brake lights. Maybe call the previous owner and ask if he has any ideas.
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Did you buy this from a dealer or a private individual? If you bought it from a dealer take it back to them and tell them to fix it. It is illegal for a dealer to sell a vehicle that does not meet state safety requirements, which functioning brake lights are required in every state.
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It could be the signal light switch that's bad even though the signals still work. The brake lights go through the signal switch.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:23 PM   #6
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Thanks for the ideas but I've done all of them, bulbs are good the turn signals use the same filiment on the bulb and they work.
No I bought this private and still have the add which states that EVERYTHING WORKS FINE, also I just found that the heater does not work. I called the previous owner and he said he would pay for the repairs. I hope so but I'm still going to work on the brake lights myself.
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Old 09-19-2013, 07:24 PM   #7
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fixed it

I fixed the brake lights MY WAY I could not get to the brake light switch so I got the wire plug off the switch and pluged in 2 new wires , made my own bracket and installed a switch for an early chevy. The whole thing took about 1 hour and $8.00 and it works great.
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