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Old 06-18-2010, 09:03 PM   #1
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Hey guys my brake lights are not working on my crx. I have checked the switch and its working. Replaced with a working one and no change. However the taillights work with the lights on no problem. However when I hit the brakes the door ajar light comes on. The front body harness is new and the back is the original. It does not look cut. I have the rest I just need to install it. I have a feeling they were not working before I swapped the front body harness. Any ideas or things to check? Trying to get this fixed before I get pulled or worse an accident.
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:07 PM   #2
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check the plug above the brake pedal and pull your rear lights for and loose/open wires
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:08 PM   #3
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plug is in. Lights were checked and everything looks good.
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:33 PM   #4
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Did you check the fuse?
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yep fuse is good unless its separate from the taillight one/cluster one
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:04 AM   #6
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if the fuse is good and everything is plugged in. it could either be the switch itself or the wireing.
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:05 AM   #7
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yeah its down to wiring. Switch got replaced and no change. They worked when I bought then a week later they did not. Going to rewire the car from the dash to the back and forget about it.
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update on fix?
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:02 PM   #9
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Ended up running a new power wire to the switch. Works great now. 10 min job over a couple of hours for the whole harness change.
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this did the same thing in my 91 hatch i just ran a new wire also, curious though why this is happening kinda strang maybe its just an ef thing lol...
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Ended up running a new power wire to the switch. Works great now. 10 min job over a couple of hours for the whole harness change.
do you got a diy on how you did this. my brake light fuse keeps blowing out and only the regular lights stay on in the rear. im figuring there is a short somewhere but rather than tear out the engire wiring this seems like a ok fix for now.
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Same here, my hatch just had all three brake lights stop working, fuse is fine, brake grommet is new, bulbs look good, only thing I can think is ground in wire somewhere.

White and green wire is power correct? Any hint on size?
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