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Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner My brake lights (rear) went out on

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My brake lights (rear) went out on my 2008 Tacoma Prerunner. #rd light on rear of cab still works. Fuses and brake light switch check out fine. My question is, do the rear lights on the rear of the bed get their feed from the multi-function switch, and is my problem more than likely in the MFS?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  JHoop replied 3 years ago.
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The brake light switch sends 12v to the MFS when the brake is aplied. The MFS sends 12 to the 3rd brake light and the brake lights in seperate circuits. Replace the MFS to fix that problem.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
So you are saying that the 12v feed from the brake pedal switch DOES go through the MFS? I Looked it up in AllData, but they dont seem to have the best info on this particular vehicle. In fact, they don't even have a good breakdown on how to R & R the MFS. I'm sure it can't be any more difficult than others I've done???
Expert:  JHoop replied 3 years ago.
Al you do is remove the dteering wheel and the upper and lower covers to get at the switch. Easy repair.
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