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Old 18-11-2003   #1
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Brake lights sort of not working...sometimes

As the header suggests, my Cinq's brake lights are sort of working but then again sort of not...If you know what I mean:)

I was leaving work tonight and was just passing the main window and could see that when I braked the lights were'nt coming on. Luckily a bloke was just leaving and I asked him and he said no. I thought I'd risk being rear-ended on the way home (easy! ;)) and set off. Half way home I noticed that the lights were working in the reflection from someones number plate. When I got home, as I reversing onto the drive, I noticed that only the drivers side was working.

Also, in the past, only the drivers side has worked constantly, the passenger side one would only work after a bit of fiddling with the bulb (taking it out and putting it back in seemed to work...for a bit) and then it would only work for a bit before stopping again.

Has anyone got any ideas as to why this has happened? I dont fancy getting shafted up the arse and then for it to be my fault because the stupid brake lights are'nt working! ;)

It seems with Cinq's, as soon as you have sorted one problem, something else comes along to pi$$ you off. Ah well...such is the nature of the beast.

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try bending the conectors that Touch the bottom of the bulb a bit nearer to the bulb, or try new bulbs some have a bit more solder on than others,
In the mean time if someone hits you up the rear "the brake lights were working before he/she hit me officer";)

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"the brake lights were working before he/she hit me officer";)

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Works a good un'




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