2000 Sonoma left brake light not working. The turn signal works fine. Funny thing is when I turn on the right turn signal then the left brake light works. Any ideas


Asked by Mar 10, 2012 at 07:34 PM about the 2000 GMC Sonoma SL Reg Cab Long Bed 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

Mike Zaba

sounds like you have a socket that is shorting out. This could also be caused by installing the wrong bulb.Switch the bulbs from side to side. If it does the exact oppostite just replace the bulbs with known correct. If it does the same, look further into shorts in the socket. Good luck

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