Check the backup light switch.
It could be caused by a bad ground or severed wire somewhere.
Check Fuses, Replace Bulbs, Replace Shift Position Sensor. End of solution
Could be a couple of problems, one lose wire in pig tail harness, but since you say its both back up lights it may be a relay switch when you place into reverse the switch does not respond to activate the lights
Check all the fuses. If not bulbs or switch that's all that it can be,
Likely to be the brake light switch on the pedal at fault if the bulbs and fuses are good and other lights work ok.
check your bulbs and fuses check your bulbs and fuses
If all the fuses and bulbs are new and work properly, the lights could be malfunctioning due to a short in the wiring. The wiring may also be damaged or burned out in places.
Check the fuses first then check the bulbs.
the bulbs are probably burnt out, though it could be a bad connection or sensor or fuse or sveral other things. check the bulbs and fuse first though check your bulbs, fuses, and connections,
To be more specific, the ground wire must work and the bulbs, fuses, etc.. Or the back up lights and turn signals and brake lights wouldn't work? Right? Could it be the back panel...and still let the brake/turn/backup lights work? I need help fast. Thanks!
you could have possibly bought the wrong bulbs and/or fuses. or when you were replacing them you may have damaged the wires. Also the reverse light switch may be defective.
Check the fuses Check the backup switch Check the wiring - make sure that there is good contact.
have you checked the reverse lights switch?
It could be the dimmer switch that will adjust the dash lights
Could be the bulbs or the fuses or the flashers or the signal switch assembly
Check the bulbs. If these are OK it could be the switch on the brake pedal arm.
Brake pedal switch, wiring, bulbs, bad trailer harness (if there), fuses...
If the brake lights are not coming on in your car and you have changed the bulbs and the fuses with no results, you could also check the wiring in your '98 Chevrolet Lumina. The wires may be damaged or even broken.
Start with checking the fuses and bulbs. See sources and related links below for bulb information.
Bad bulbs ?- they are double filamented with the larger being for the tailights Bad switch?
on some cars the tail lights and brake lights are totally different bulbs gain access to the bulbs and have someone push the brakes so that you can determine which bulbs are the brake lights and replace the tail lights
Working brake lights are important for safety reasons while driving. It is important to check all of the wiring, if the brake lights are not working and the fuses and bulbs have been checked.
Could be the dimmer rheostat has an open Could be a bad headlight switch Could be blown bulbs
The brake lights are a separate circuit from the other lights. Check the fuses and bulbs. If fuses and bulbs are okay I would suspect the brake light switch is at fault.