2004 chevrolet z71 brake lights not working. all fuses, bulbs, brake switch and circuit plate under seat changed. still have no brake lights. can anyone help?

Asked by Apr 30, 2014 at 09:26 AM about the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

brake lights not working

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Tail lights work but not brake lights? change bulbs? check for voltage in bulb holder while brake pedal being pushed?

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I had to run a wire from my brake switch to brake light bulb. Splice into white wire on brake switch. And run it to the blue wire behind brake bulb. This is a temporary fix.

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Try changing out the Multi Function switch in the steering column.

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christopher thank you for that temp fix it worked, the funny thing was i disconnected the wire after seeing it work. so i can run the wire in the truck under the seat, and i pushed the break and its now working without the bypass wire, but if it start doing that again i'll retook up the temp wire again permanently. thanks again.

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