brake lights not coming on but blinkers and high brake light works.
replacement brake light switch is cheap~ https://www.google.com/#q=2002+ford+explorer+brake+light+switch&tbm=sh op
Could be a problem with the turn signal switch. Power for the two outboard brake lights passes through the turn signal switch but power for the 3rd brake light does not. HTH. -Jim
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