1995 Mazda B2300 Q&A

1995 Mazda B2300 Question: break lights stopped working

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! -
Answer 1
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 2
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. -