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Old 03-28-2012, 01:56 AM   #1
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On my 2001 SSEi, the right side brake lights are not functioning. The left side brake lights and center brake light are functioning.

First thing I did was replace the bulbs on right side. Lights still out. I then dis-connected the right rear light harness and inspected the connection. Looked ok. I then checked on the left side and identified the white wire in the harness is the brake light feed. I tested the right brake light wire, no voltage. I tested the parking lights to ensure the ground was good, and it was.

Next i pulled out the rear seat and all the plastic channels. Inspected the white wires, nothing visually wrong. I am guessing I have a cut in the white wire to the right rear. I also looked for a jumper where the right, center and left brake lights connect, but did not find one. They may connect directly in the back of the fuse box.

Had to stop working on it for the night. Am going to start back tomorrow. Did a forum search, but did not find any similar issues. Wondering if anyone has had a like problem?
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Found the problem. Traced the right read brake wire to a junction underneath the driver'* seat. It was corroded, it must of happened from the floor flood. What a job tracing this, as i had to remove tons of factory electric tape, 12 years old.

This is going to take me three hours to retape and put back together...
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