Check the brake switch up under the dash on the brake pedal. Lie on the drivers floor, look up and then push the brake pedal with yoru hand and see if there is any kind of electrical connector that actuates the brake lights when you push the pedal in.
AnswerThe bulbs for the brake lights are usually separate from the normal tail light bulbs. Check and replace the brake bulbs first, and if they are still not working examine the fuses, switch and wiring.
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
It is important to have working brake lights on a vehicle. If the brake lights are not working a person should first check the fuse, bulbs and at last the wiring.
its on different bulbs
you do not adjust the brake lights check the bulbs or check switch top of brake pedal.
To change the brake lights on a 1997 Volkswagen Polo first locate the brake light housings in the trunk. Remove the plastic covers and unlock the bulbs. Remove the bulbs and install the new brake lights.
After fuse (should be labeled) Try bulbs and defective stop light switch
check the fuse then the bulbs then the brake switch
If the fuse is working, then check the bulbs.
The brake lights and tail lights are separate wiring systems. Even some of the bulbs may have two separate bulbs in the same glass housing. If the bulbs are in fact working, then the next step would be to test the brake switch under the dash. When you depress the brake pedal the switch is pushed creating a connection to turn on the brake lights.
Please check the Brake light switch....The brake light switch should be located near or on the brake pedal (up on the stem of the brake pedal)
Type your answer here... Why are you wanting to rewire the brake lights?
you probally need to replace the bulbs
Check bulbs, fuses and brake switch in that order.
I have a 79 ford chatou 12 seater van. everything works the bulbs are good but the brake lights wont turn on when I step on the pedal. whats up? if its my brake switch should I change it out? or can it be fixed also which fuse is my brake lights? wouldn't the lights all be on one fuse? I have a 79 ford chatou 12 seater van. everything works the bulbs are good but the brake lights wont turn on when I step on the pedal. whats up? if its my brake switch should I change it out? or can it be fixed also which fuse is my brake lights? wouldn't the lights all be on one fuse?
The bulbs are burnt out.
Check the fuse, check the bulbs and check the brake light switch, it should be one of those.
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.
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.
Brake Light ColorMine are clear bulbs ["white"] light, but the bulbs are mounted in an assembly with a red lens.
wrong bulbs or bad earth
check that you have double filament bulbs in tail lights
Bad bulbs or brake light switch.
Check the fuse, the bulbs, and the brake light switch.