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Aargh - no brake lights - Help!

I've been trying to find an ignition switched live cable for my stereo (as the battery keeps draining) - thought that I'd sorted it out, but now I have no brake lights!

When you press the brake pedal the footwell lights come on!

The footwell lights come on as usual when you open the doors...

Brake lights seem dead!

Stupidly - looking back I didn't disconnect the battery before I started playing around - have I spiked the ECU?

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Re: Aargh - no brake lights - Help!

Not sure how much help it's going to be but here's a link to a thread I started when I had similar problems ...

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Re: Aargh - no brake lights - Help!

Again not sure how much help this is but it has all the old symptoms of a poor Earth somewhere.
As you have been fiddling with the electrics in one specific area I'd have a good look there first and if necessary put things back to as they were and see what happens. If no joy there I'd start at the brake lights with meter in hand and work back.
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If you can get your stereo volume to change when you hit the brakes I'd be really impressed
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