my taillights work but not the right and left breaklights although the center break light is fine , already changed blubs now what can be wrong , help please I don't want the police stopping me for this craziness

Asked by Mar 18, 2016 at 11:17 AM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT

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Couple of areas to check.. first did you replace the bulbs with the correct "2 lead" type bulbs.. meaning that in most cases a bulb has 2 leads (4 leads total) that allows for circuit connection between the daytime running/parking lamps and the brake lamps.. Next, did you tow anything recently?.. adding a secondary tow light back up system to your brake light circuit can alter the circuits original path.

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