I'm not getting power to my right brake light on my 1971 c10 my. Blinker works and running lights all work. But not the brake light. The left side works

Asked by Aug 09, 2014 at 08:44 AM about the Chevrolet C/K 10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have you checked the bulb socket real good? With age they tend to get greenish corrosion on the bulb contact points and in the wire harness connections. Might have to just check the wire itself going to the socket or harness connection to see if it is a socket or harness connection issue. Check for power and ground.

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I answered your earlier post here: http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-d1610_ds604385? actionMessage Make CERTAIN you are getting one break light but not the other and both turn signals work! If so then I am afraid you need to replace the turn signal switch on the steering column. I know this is counter-intuitive. See the other thread for an explanation on why.

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