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

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.

by in Del Rio, TX on May 24, 2011
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on May 24, 2011
bad socket. check it for burnt terminals from overheating. Roy
COMMENT by on May 24, 2011
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
ANSWER by on May 24, 2011
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.
COMMENT by on May 24, 2011
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