brake lights / parking lights


cjf30
02-02-2005, 12:27 PM
On my 1995 J30, whenever I step on the brakes, my brake lights and all parking lights come on. Also, I get an indication on my instrument panel as if one of my lights are out (red light), however all are working. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

infinman
02-02-2005, 05:50 PM
Check your brake light bulbs.Someone has put the wrong number bulb in place of the brake light bulb.Bulb should be #1157.You probably will find a #1156 bulb in it's place.#1157 bulb is dual filament/two contact bulb. {one for brake light, one for tail lights} 1156 is one filament/one contact bulb.When you put a #1156 bulb into a socket for 1157, the bulb will join the two circuits together.Quick test would be:turn your parklights on.Do your brake lights come on also?This will confirm above.
Good luck

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