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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Question: Lt Brake Light out after 3 days of replacing the bulb. Has happened four times.

 

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Visitor, 6.0L V8, Del Rio, TX, May 24, 2011, 08:08

What is the most likely cause of my left Brake Light going out after about three days of replacing the bulb. Has happened four times.

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    mastertech6371 May 24, 2011, 08:09
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    bad socket. check it for burnt terminals from overheating.

    Roy

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    Visitor, May 24, 2011, 09:45

    Thank you Roy, I'll be looking at that tonight. This site is wonderful and I Thank each and everyone that assist in keeping it going. Sarge

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    louis1953 from AGCO Automotive Corporation, May 24, 2011, 08:13
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    The socket or pigtail is notorious for burning out on this vehicle. Check for discoloration around the terminals. Brown or burned material indicates a problem. The pigtail is available as a replacement part and is easily replaced.

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    Visitor, May 24, 2011, 09:46

    Thank you Louis, Roy said the same thing. I'll be looking at that tonight. This site is wonderful and I Thank each and everyone that assist in keeping it going. Sarge

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