how do I fix the break light that works only when the lights are not on?

10

Asked by Oct 14, 2015 at 03:35 PM about the 1987 Toyota 4Runner

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The break lights on both sides work when the lights are not on.  When the
lights are on the the left break light does not work.  Checked the fuses,
changed the bulb, not sure whats next

3 Answers

61,145

Check the bulb socket it self,may be bad.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
10

thank you! would that be the case even if it works when the lights are off.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
61,145

Yes,burnt socket would be shorted,or wire is bad going to it.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Tail lights not working? 2 answers

    Checked fuses and light bulbs. Brakes work fine. As well as turning signals.

    1995 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how do i fix the brake lights on my toyota 4runner?? 7 answers

    I have checked all three bulbs, all seem good. I have replaced the fuse which didnt seem to be blown, and I also replaced the brakelamp switch on the brake pedal. Still no brake lights. I also have ...

    2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 4x4 switch doesn't light up 1 answer

    My 4x4 switch won't light up, can I replace the bulb? What's the process of fixing it?

    2009 Toyota 4Runner

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • engine light on 1 answer

    drove two miles, stopped, when started again engine light on. Drove one mile checked all fluids(good),took radiator cap off spued water out,filled with fluid,light still on,not driving but two miles e...

    1991 Toyota 4Runner

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1986 toyota 4runner sr5 rear window will not work 3 answers

    Ok my 86 4runner rear window will not work at all iv done everything checked the power bord its fine the motor is fine. If i take the switch off and put a tester light to it and ground it it will...

    1986 Toyota 4Runner 2 Dr SR5

    -

    General

4Runner

Looking for a Used 4Runner in your area?

CarGurus has 20,882 nationwide 4Runner listings starting at $1,990.

ZIP:

Search Toyota 4Runner Questions

Toyota 4Runner Experts

#1 Kurt Burton
Kurt Burton
Reputation 1,140
#2 azurro
azurro
Reputation 640
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Land Cruiser
22 Great Deals out of 1,241 listings starting at $4,999
Used Nissan Pathfinder
406 Great Deals out of 25,072 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
2,884 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
442 Great Deals out of 19,188 listings starting at $2,994
Used Toyota Camry
1,086 Great Deals out of 98,044 listings starting at $1,250

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
4,318 listings starting at $32,875
2016 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 8,259 listings starting at $26,988
2015 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 1,314 listings starting at $23,999
2014 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 905 listings starting at $21,900
2013 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 758 listings starting at $18,995