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

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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

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Check the bulb socket it self,may be bad.

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

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

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