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Brake lights have stopped working. All other tail lights operate

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Brake lights have stopped working. All other tail lights operate fine
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a RV. The RV Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: rear brake lights do not illuminate when brake pedal is pressed
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: actual lights operate fine as I have applied power to them
JA: Is there anything else the RV Mechanic should be aware of about your RV?
Customer: check fuses
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Hi I'm Wayne I will help you with this are they Air Brake , or Hydraulic let me know ,Please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Air
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for that Ok that is a brake light switch you did not mention what Chassis F/L Ford,Work horsebut if you look at the brake pedal , follow it up to the air brake cylinder, you will see red, blue,green and yellow lines it may be under the dash or under the hood , there is a switch with 2 wires , that is the brake light switch That needs to be replaced , if you already checked the fusesHi If this helped you Please rate my answer 3 or more starIf not use the reply button, not Bad/Poor serviceThis is the only way I get Credit for the QuestionI took the time to answer you Please take the time to reply Wayne
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Spartan Chassis
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for that still same instructions they are all about the same Hi If this helped you Please rate my answer 3 or more starIf not use the reply button, not Bad/Poor serviceThis is the only way I get Credit for the QuestionI took the time to answer you Please take the time to reply Wayne
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there are 3 switches under there. I have already checked. How do I determine which one is the brake light switch? The other 2 have to be the actual brake actuator and then possibly the parking brake switch.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for that with a test light , put the probe of lighton 1 terminal , it should d light , then go to other terminal press on the brake pedal it should light , if not the switch is faulty another way is use a jumper wire across the 2 terminals and brake lights should come on Hi If this helped you Please rate my answer 3 or more starIf not use the reply button, not Bad/Poor serviceThis is the only way I get Credit for the QuestionI took the time to answer you Please take the time to reply Wayne
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
HI Just a follow up with you Did my answer help you did you find the switch let me know