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Brake lights 't work. The third light does, but the two

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Brake lights don't work. The third light does, but the two others dont.
JA: Have you checked the brake light switch? How about the fuses?
Customer: brake light switch?
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2012 impreza sport
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: looking up the fuse diagram now.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: the rear lights come on with the headlamps, but the brake lights wont when braking.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** 3rd brake light and lower brake lights use the same fuse. They are all powered via brown wire. So either your bulbs are burned out or there is a wiring problem. Replace the bulbs and if that doesn't follow the brown wires to where they all meet together and look for problems. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.

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