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Old 08-06-2011, 12:01 PM   #15
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I've seen rear lights that I'd bet money were "on" but it was the sun.

I'd do what was suggested before: remove the lens, and there would be no question about whether the bulb is lit.

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Old 08-06-2011, 01:32 PM   #16
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I wouldn't go to the trouble to remove the lens. I would simply throw a quilt or something over it and look at it then.
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Old 08-06-2011, 04:42 PM   #17
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Turn the rig around so it is pointed the other way and see if it still does it
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Old 08-06-2011, 05:47 PM   #18
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You stated that you checked all switches...Did you check the brake light switch...
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Old 08-07-2011, 07:53 AM   #19
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I'll bet the brake light switch is set too sensitive. There should be an adjustment to back off a small amount. Expansion due to heat maybe turning them on.
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Old 08-08-2011, 11:11 PM   #20
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Do you have a cat, that likes to nap midday on the pedals?
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:06 AM   #21
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If it is the brake lights, try pumping the brake pedal a couple of times. It could be pressure in the system building up in the heat of the day due to expansion.
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:16 PM   #22
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When the ghost lights are one.........have someone lift the brake pedal. That will at least isolate one possible solution..............ronspradley
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Old 08-11-2011, 08:09 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Eric_H_E View Post
Turn the rig around so it is pointed the other way and see if it still does it
Then the headlights will come on!!!
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