why dont brake lights work

sscapricewagon
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Asked by sscapricewagon Jun 15, 2008 at 11:20 AM about the 2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

all the lights work even the trunk brake light, but the brake lights on pumper dont come on

4 Answers

papa
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more than likely,the bulbes are blown.

littlehorn
32,235

Could also be the stop light switch mounted on the gas pedal.

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Andrew Bertelli
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It's is the brake light switch. It is a very common problem on 99-06 Volkswagens.

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Michael McGrail
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check with the dealership, they had a recall on the brake light switch in my beetle, same problem.

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