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post #1 of 3 Old February 21st, 2014, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
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brake lights shorted out

The problem child is a '93 mustang lx with a 2.3L
I just started driving my car again now that the snow is gone and noticed my brake lights are both out. So I replaced bulbs and nothing, so I went to the parts store and got a what they called a "stop light switch" and put it in. With the new part installed I push on the brake hoping the lights would work all I got was a little pop noise from the switch.
I'm assuming this is due to a short in the wiring. Can you kind folks pin the ground wire connections for me so I don't have to ripe apart my car while trying to fix it.
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post #2 of 3 Old February 22nd, 2014, 02:22 PM
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Check for blown fuses before tearing things apart.

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post #3 of 3 Old February 26th, 2014, 08:48 PM
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The sound u probably heard was the fuse popping... Sounds like a short.. Only way to know is with a circuit tester (or license plate light socket with two wires to check contacts, and a wire schematic. Also check the light harnesses farther down to see if there's a ground wire fastened to the body...


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