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e46 brake light failure problem

hi has anyone had the dredded dash lights on telling of rear brake bulb failure?(telling you bulb has failed but all bulbs fine and working ok)seems that its a common fault.but easy fix.
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Very common...most of the time it's the brake light switch behind the brake pedal!

also, check each metal contact in each socket for a bad contact point, usually corroded or burnt!


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