Open the trunk, remove part of the carpet that is just behind the turn signal. You will find the socket, it's black, move it to the left or to the right about half a turn until it unlocks, you will find the bulb. The bulb has two filaments, one for the turn signal and the other for the stop light. If either one is bad, you need to replace the bulb. Many times the bulb connectors, get rusted or accumulate dust and does not make a good connection, therfore your turning signal or your stop light won't work, just clean the connectors, both from the bulb and form the socket and put it back and see if it works.
Remove brake light interior trim panels. Then you push and twist the socket for the brake light that needs replacing. Then pull out socket. then pull out bulb from socket and place new bulb in the light socket. Once bulb is installed into light socket. Place the socket where you removed it from brake light housing. Push and twist clockwise to lock back in place. Then replace trim panels.
If only the right rear brake/signal light is effected it is not the fuse. Inspect the right rear brake/signal bulb, socket and wiring.
14 or 17 mm socket.
Cut the wires then splice on new socket
You don't. You replace the worn out rear break shoes. If that doesn't do it you need to replace the stretched E brake cable.
A Haynes or Chilton manual for your car will show you how to do this. FriPilot
Could be a bad ground in bulb socket-backfeeding searching for ground
Front seating area, driver side, under dash, mounted on top of brake pedal.
under dash drivers side mounted above the brake pedal
Bad bulb socket? Broken Wire to socket?
expose back of bulb, turn to the left, replace bulb, return to socket, turn to the right
To change the brake light bulb, first remove the brake light lens. Next, disconnect the wiring connector. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove it from the lens, and remove the bulb from the socket. Place the new bulb into the socket and put the socket back in the lens. Screw the lens back into place.
The bulb that is not illuminating, is installed incorrectly. Take it out, and replace it with a new one, making sure the nubs on the socket are in the right slots.
The brake, turn signal, back-up, and side marker lamps are incorporated in the tail lamp. # Remove the screws attaching the lamp to body . # Disengage the lamp from the alignment pin. # Disconnect lamp wire harness connector. # Separate lamp from vehicle. The brake, turn signal, back-up, and side marker lamp bulbs are incorporated into the tail lamp. # Remove the tail lamp. # Rotate the bulb socket counterclockwise. # Separate the socket from the lamp # Remove the bulb from the socket
Just unscrew the rear brake light, turn out the socket, and replace the bulb.
Replace bulb Check socket for corrosion Check socket for Power and ground
If any rear turn-signal/brake bulbs have just been replaced right before this started then pull them back out and look into the socket. If you see two contacts in the bottom of the socket but the bulb you removed only has one contact that is your problem. The single-contact on the bulb is shorting the two contacts in the socket together, since one is brake and the other is turn the brake power is feeding back into the turn-signal circuit lighting them up when brakes are applied. Replace the single contact bulb with the correct dual contact bulb and your problem will go away. Good luck.
One of two things. Either the brake light switch behind the brake pedal. Or try wiggling or rotating your turn signal stalk in a circle motion. If the brake lights work when the turn signal stalk is wiggled then you need to replace the turn signal stalk.
If it's anything like my 92 bird, to replace the signal lights you just pull back the carpet in the trunk and twist the deal that holds the bulb then pull it out. What if the bulb has broken or shattered but is still installed in the socket??
I had the same problem, on top of the brake peddle there is a switch that you have to replace, it is pretty clear with a flashlight, It knows when the peddle goes down, in my car it was white.
Could be a loose ground for the left rear light socket.
replace the lamp socket they short in a strange way, it happened to me 3x. the socket carbonized from bulb heat
Open the trunk, pull back the trunk liner material and look for the back of the turn signal housing which has two sets of wires going into it. One set is for the turn signals the other is for the brake lights., Have someone step on the brake pedal to light up the brake lights, so you will know which is which. The turn signal bulb assembly should pull out of the socket in the rear of the light housing with a half turn, be gentle. Then remove the bulb and replace with the same part number and reverse the procedure to re-install it. Carry a spare bulb for each of the turn and brake lights, in the glove box.
To replace the brake pads on a Toyota Tercel a jack is needed. Some other tools that will be used are a socket wrench, screwdriver, lug wrench, and a pair of pliers.
To replace the turn signal switch on a new Beetle, the old switch has to be removed and a new one plugged in. The turn signal switch or flasher is located under the dash just above the brake pedal.