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Old 10-15-2003, 05:00 PM   #1
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Well i had my lamp monitor come on today, everytime i pushed the brake it would go dind ding, and i checked all my brake lights, (says brake light) and they are all on, anyhone know how to reset it or what i should do? or could do? i am running all sock lights, no leds. thanks guys.
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u sure all brake lights were working...even the little 194'* or the 3rd brake light?? just an idea...i actually don't have this option (whats a lamp monitor??)
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Pull out all the rear bulbs and check them to make sure the filiment inside isn't broken and clean all the contacts thouroughly. It might not be a bad bulb but a bad connection.

If that doesn't work go buy a single rear bulb and start swapping it in one at a time until you replace the one that makes the dinging stop.
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How did you check them by yourself?
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How did you check them by yourself?
i built a cane that pushes against the seat, works pretty slick
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Actually i got my son to push on the brake peddle for me
Ended up being a bad fillent in the middle rear window bulb, and one of those peanut bulbs 194'* in the trunk lid, all is well now, thanks for your help guys.
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yeah i had the lamp monitor go on me and it looked like they were all working. it turned out to be one bulb that had two filaments (dont know which one) and one filament burnt out.
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i built a cane that pushes against the seat, works pretty slick
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Well i had my lamp monitor come on today, everytime i pushed the brake it would go dind ding, and i checked all my brake lights, (says brake light) and they are all on, anyhone know how to reset it or what i should do? or could do? i am running all sock lights, no leds. thanks guys.
Even when good, a bulb can go "black", and it appears that the detection mechanism treats that as a "bad" bulb. I had one such in the centre brake light, the one in the rear window accessed via the inside of the trunk.

When I replaced it, the monitor did not go out right away, but it appeared to need a trip or two before it accepted that " everything was okay now".
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