2002 Toyota Highlander Q&A
2002 Toyota Highlander Question: Brake Light Failure
Please recheck the 20 Amp fuse marked "Stop" in the fuse box. Then check that you have 12 volts present at the green/black wire at the brake light switch. With the brake pedal pressed you should have power at the green /white wire at the switch. Next there is a junction where the brake light switch wire sends power to the rear brake lights. With the brake pedal depressed there should be 12 volts at the green white wire at the connector found in the left rear panel somewhere between the fuel filler lid and rear left tail light, it is at this connector the power splits and feeds the tree rear brake lights. - patrick mannion
I see a tail light relay available Airtex 1R1477 should be available at your local auto parts store, Call ahead because only some stores carry Airtex brand. - hemicuda
This is a common problem on these vehicles. A poor design with a single point of failure. 99 % of the time it is caused by the connection between the bulb that has the wiring plugged in to it and the housing it plugs in to. Since the power for all the bulbs in the housing (except the one with the wires plugged in to it) is distributed by the housing itself, the connection between the bulb with the wiring and the housing must be good. The housing for this bulb has several contact points that don't work well after a few years pass. My wife's 2003 brake lights on the drivers side would work randomly. I have seen this problem on other forums and the problem almost always has to do with a poor connection between the bulb with the wiring plugged in to it and the housing itself. So much for that "good Toyota quality". - melkizadek
all my brake lights do not work. all running lights work except when i step on the brake, the brake lights do not go brighter.
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