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2000 honda accord 2 rear brake lights not working, new switch,

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2000 honda accord 2 rear brake lights not working, new switch, bulbs, fuse ok, third brake light works ok, ??
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
Ok do you have power going to the bulbs?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no power to bulbs, but third light in back window works
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
So there is no power to the back end of the sockets the wires before the sockets correct?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes no power to wires, there is power to brake light switch
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
Ok was this a Honda or aftermarket switch?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
after market
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
Ok was the original problem no brake lights at all?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no center light has been working ok, could there be separate wiring for center light, poss broken wire to outside light
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
Was the car ever in an accident?Any electronics installed prior to this happening?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no body looks ok, this car has stock radio mabe i should try honda switch??
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
I would but first is there a rear spoiler?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
Heres the schamatic I would try the honda switch first could be a broken wire but doubtfull.


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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
going by the wiring the problem could be at the junction or plug in trunk, if the center light works it canot b the switch ???
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
It all gets grounded throught the switch its still possible but I would check the wiring First.see circuit #705 this comes from a juction block located it the left piller(white junction connector) check this connector for a broken or corroded wire ,check the white/black wire on both sides of this connector for 12 volts with the brake pedal on,also check the red/blue wire.The connector is on the drivers side near the rear seat belt side panel ,you might have to get the seat out of the way,you can trace or follow the wiring from the left rear tail light also to check if there is a broken wire.


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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank you for all your help and the wiring schamatic. looks like i have work to do, thanks again, Bob
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
No problem if you ever need anything else please let me know.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
HI FROM BOB, 2000 HONDA ACC, NO BRAKE LIGHTS, FOUND MELTED PLUG AND BRAKE LIGHT FAILURE SENSOR, IN LEFT REAR OF TRUNK, REPLACE SENSOR AND WIRE HARNESS,.. ALL OK THANKS AGAIN Bob
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
No problem very glad its fixed.

If you ever need anything else please let me know.

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