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I have a 2006 lux and reason the break lights decided to

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I have a 2006 hilux and for some reason the break lights decided to stop working and now I'm trying to fine out which fuse it is and it is not the balb
JA: Have you checked the brake light switch? How about the fuses?
Customer: Where's the brake light switch and as l said l had a look at the fuse
JA: What is the model of your '06 Toyota?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes l'm trying to fix it myself and had a look at the fuse
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Which fuse for the brake, because when you turn the lights on everything works and the only thing that dose not work is the brake lights when you push it down.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hi l'm trying to fine the right fuse
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 3 months ago.
I'm sorry you are having problems with your vehicle. I will try to help.I'm a full time mechanic and have been a mechanic for over 20 yrs and I work part-time here on JustAnswer to help you and others repair their own vehicles, and I get credited by your ratings.. So before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as neeed, even after the rating.. I will need for you to be my hands and eyes since I'm not there.So I'll check tomorrow when I get to work, but I don't remember the brake lights having a dedicated fuse. The problem is most likely your brake switch is bad.
On the pedal you will find a flat plate that pushes up on the switch. If you want to test it then remove the electrical connector from the switch and jump it and if your brake lights come on. Then your switch is bad.Let me know if you have any questions.Thanks
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 3 months ago.
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