intermittent brake light problem

Asked by Jan 19, 2010 at 09:10 AM about the 1993 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr STD 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've replaced my brake light switch but still found that I must have a loose connection or short somewhere because now they are not working again. Bulbs are good and what I can see looks to be alright. Is there a specific place I should be looking at for loose or shorted connections?

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check the connector on the steering column, the brake light circut goes through the 4 way hazard switch.

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there should be a main connector at the back of the bed that both tail light harnesses come into. it should be near the driver side frame rail. id check there

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That was the problem, somehow that connector got bumped or something and was loose. I pushed it back together and all is well now, thanks that was really cool.

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i have a 2001 chevy blazer s-10 style my brake lights stay on not sure what the problem is.

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