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Rear brake lights are not working. The level is good. the…

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Rear brake lights are...

Rear brake lights are not working.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?

The level is good. the top middle brake light is working

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Volvo?

2008 xc90-3.2 6cly

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have changed the bulbs thinking that was the issue and i have checked all the fuses. so i am researching and troubleshooting before i think about sending it to the dealer

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Volvo Mechanic: Gabriel Grey, Auto Service Technician replied 6 months ago
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Good afternoon, I hope you are doing great. My name is***** would be happy to assist you with this.

Do you have a multimeter that we can use for a few voltage tests?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i do not have one, but can get one. if you tell we where to test i can do that tomorrow
Volvo Mechanic: Gabriel Grey, Auto Service Technician replied 6 months ago

Okay great, let me know when you get one and I will get the schematics prepared :)

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