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Why does my third brake light works but others don t?

Why does my third brake light works but others don t?

On vehicles that use the same lights for brakes and turn signals, a bad turn-signal switch can cause the lower brake-lights not to work. With a bad turn-signal switch, the third-light should still function. A broken wire to or from the switch may also cause the lower brake-lights not to work.

What fuse controls the third brake light?

Registered. Should be a 10amp fuse labeled VEH CHMSL (center high mounted stop light) In the interior fuse panel on the left side of the dash.

Will the third brake light work if the brake switch is bad?

If the brake switch was bad, the 3rd brake light would not work. It’s primarily a problem with the turn signal switch since the hazards and stop lights both are on the same circuit.

How do I know if my brake light relay is bad?

What Are The Symptoms Of A Faulty Brake Light Switch?

  1. Your Brake Lights Don’t Light Up. Your brake lights are supposed to turn on when you push down on the brake pedal, giving a heads up to the driver behind you.
  2. Brake Lights Stay On Continuously.
  3. Bad Cruise Control.
  4. Car Won’t Turn On.
  5. ABS Warning Light Comes On.

Where is the fuse for the third brake light on a 2014 Silverado?

It should be in the I/P fuse panel on the left side of the dash.

Why is my third brake light not working?

If CC works, the problem is isolated to the CHMSL circuit which leaves you with the relay or a malfunction inside the multifunction switch. the other possibility is the High Mounted Stoplamp Relay. If it’s shot, the power will never get sent up the line to the lamp, however I can’t help you on where it’s physically located.

Why does my Chevy S10 have a brake light?

Your Chevy S10 ‘s brake light indicator is there to let you know that there is an issue with the brake system. It is different than the anti-lock brake system, which gets its own ABS warning light. The brake light indicates that there is a problem with the physical braking system itself.

Why is the brake warning light on on my Chevy Tahoe?

If it’s engaged, the brake light will stay lit. If the handle isn’t all of the way down, it’ll cause the brake warning light to stay on. Check to make sure that there isn’t the little bit left that it needs to turn the brake light off.

Where is the fuse on the third brake?

The third brake gets power from the VEH CHMSL fuse and is continously grounded. what about on the 94-97 s10’s that dont have the fuse box on top of the fender under the hood? where is the fuse or relay for those?