break lights stopped working on 1995 Mazda B2300

only had the truck for 3 months. brake lights worked. got pulled over for no brake lights and was told to get them looked at. i changed the bulbs myself, didnt work. checked all the fuses, didnt work. does not have cruise control. i work nights. need brake lights. help!

by in Decatur, AL on April 26, 2010
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2 answers
ANSWER by , April 26, 2010
Check for power at the brake light switch located at the brake pedal, one of the wires at the switch should be 12 Volts (if not a fuse is most likely bad). If the switch has only two wire connect a paper clip across the two wires and see if the brake lights now come on, if so the brake light switch is bad.
ANSWER by , December 26, 2010
Had the same problem. In the engine compartment, close to the driver is a black box full of fuses. It is the 20 amp that went out, I replaced it with a 30amp and have not had an issue yet.