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2006 nissan pathfinder: break lights..bulbs..the fuse in the fuse box

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i have a 2006 nissan pathfinder. break lights are'nt functioning. i checked the bulbs and are ok, as well as the fuse in the fuse box. what can be happening?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jay replied 4 years ago.
Hello and thank you for using JustAnswer.com

The most common thing for Brake lights not working is the brake light switch. This is found down by the brake petal. I would check there first.

If you have any more questions on this, please feel free to ask. Thanks Jay!
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
where is located?
Expert:  Jay replied 4 years ago.
It's located down by the brake petal. There are 2 switches by the brake petal. One is the brake light switch, the other is the cruise control cancel switch. Here is a image on it's location.graphic

If you have any more questions on this, please feel free to ask. Thanks Jay!
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
i'm touching the cables and seems like something is not tighten enough. the only thing i did was move the cables. doesn't seem to be the switch, maybe some cable is loose?
Expert:  Jay replied 4 years ago.
Cables? what cables? There is no cables for the brake lights?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
isn't there a cable in the switch? there's a "push"button on one side of the switch and a cable attached at the other side?
Expert:  Jay replied 4 years ago.
No, there is a switch with a electrical connector. The petal presses the switch. This is a image of a brake switch, your I believe just twist locks into place.graphic

Thanks Jay!
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
i'm from puerto rico, we speak spanish, and i'm trying to speak to you with a little bit of english i know. that's what i mean, there's a connector that when i move it, then the lights function...
Expert:  Jay replied 4 years ago.
Voy a utilizar un traductor para tratar de ayudar a entender. Si las luces de freno no funcionan, pero usted puede ir bajo el tablero y mover el interruptor y apaga la luz para trabajar, entonces tu puedes tener un interruptor de mala o mal ajustado interruptor. Pero en el área de su derecho a resolver su problema.

Gracias Jay!
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