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Experience:  Technician at Montgomery Motors
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2008 saturn sky, only one brake light works, changed the

Customer Question

2008 saturn sky, only one brake light works, changed the bulbs. was not the problem
JA: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?
Customer: never
JA: Are you fixing your Sky yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: brake switch, bulbs
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: switch taillights around
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. I see that buying a bulb didn't work. I'm suspecting that the socket for the bulb may be bad. Give me a few moments in order to pull up the vehicle and assist you better.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I switched the left taillight. Assembly with the right side assembly. The right side, it still didn't work. I later changed the brake pedal switch, still have the problem.
Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

Good morning. I reviewed your issue last night and I see that your lights operate on separate circuits. Looks like you have just a couple of places that could cause this issue. I will send you the diagram so that you can have a visual.

Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

Here you are... If you can see, your tail light assemblies run on separate circuits directly to the BCM. You could have a connection issue on this side. Also, the common ground closest to the tail light assembly in question.

Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

I would suggest testing the connection from the BCM to the tail light assembly and also I would check the ground to the tail light assembly.

Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

Let me know if you have anymore questions about this issue. If that will be all, and you have found this information helpful, a positive rating would be greatly appreciated. Thank you...