You probably need to replace your brake light switch. It's near the top of the brake assembly, beyond a trim panel. The fact that all three brake lights don't work rules out problems in the multifunction switch (the cause of… Full Answer
You probably have a loose wire connection in the brake light sockets. Insert a nail or probe tip into the back of the light socket where the wires are inserted and test the brake lights. (The socket can appear perfectly… Full Answer
The most likely cause is a bad brake light switch (if none of the brake lights illuminate) but if its only one of the brake lights, try changing the bulb. Even if they still work as running or turn lights… Full Answer
Your question was a little unclear, does the brakelight work when the headlights are off but not when they're on? If that's the case, it's a ground problem. Check the ground to the tail light/brake light assembly. If the brake… Full Answer
This sounds like an issue that VW has recognized and is fixing for free. I would recommend calling your local dealer and consulting them on whether this is a problem that they have sent out a recall about.
Fuse, Bulb, Open Circuit =================================================== Just adding to the answer : If none of your brake lights work it could also be the brake light switch located on the arm above your brake pedal
Check the brake switch under your pedal (which needs to be pushed when the brake pedal is depressed). This is what the problem was on my friends Sentra. As long as you have checked the lights and fuses, this should… Full Answer