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Had this problem paid 300 dollars to have it fixed, was told there was a "short " somewhere in the doors. This worked all of 2 weeks, fixed it myself after searching online for a couple of hours. It is the turn signal that needs to be replaced. Yes, the little thing that you use for turn signals/hazards lights, it's all one piece and easy to change, not rocket science. Ford Contours are notorious for this. I hope this helps somebody to not get ripped off by some shifty mechanic. == == Get yourself a 12 volt circuit tester with a sharp end. Have someone depress brake and then get under car and probe into the wires near the brake lights. Look at the color code of the wires going into the brake light and continue probing back into this color wire until you find the area that is causing the problem. I would really check around the junction connector near the rear bumper for corrosion.I hope this helps you.

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Q: What can be the problem a 1996 ford contour brake lights do not work but the rear window brake light works you checked bulbs and fuses and they appear fine?
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