Mechanics

HOW CAN I FIX NO BRAKE LIGHTS

1985 Pontiac Parisienne • 165 miles

Fuse good, checked brake switches with meter-good, all bulbs good, all lights work, flashers work, check engine light on-unable to get code
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Dbudnick1
September 7, 2011.




Is it the parking brake light, ABS?

Thanks for quick response but abs. This is 1985
its check engine

Tiny
Dbudnick1
Sep 7, 2011.
I don't think check engine has anything to do with no brake lights but not sure since can't check codes.

Tiny
Dbudnick1
Sep 7, 2011.
I most likely doesn't. Why can't you check codes? Is the problem no communication?

What kind of response is that after 3 days!
The question is about brake lights. I mentioned check engine light just in case it had anything to do with it. If you want to diagnose the check engine light then tell me how to check it. The paper clip in the far right side of connector flashes no codes.

Tiny
Dbudnick1
Sep 9, 2011.
Sir: This service is free. I try to help as many people as I can. If you don't like the response, I can't help you. Please keep in mind, I am not there with you. If I was, it would be much easier.

As far as the 3 days, for a free answer, that is about 3 weeks faster than usual. I'M DOING THE BEST I CAN TO HELP MANY. And believe it of not, I have helped many. I'm sorry to disappoint you.
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I sure am not tempted to pay you. Your responses don't get us anywhere. Certainly your last one. I have given enough info for you to ask an intelligent or somewhat knowledgeable response. You have not.

Tiny
Dbudnick1
Sep 9, 2011.
Thank you. Sir, I have 30+ years experience, my master ASE certification among others. I assure you if I was given proper information, I could better help you. I am truly sorry that I couldn't better help you. I tried.

You tried nothing. You must be an !@#$

Tiny
Dbudnick1
Sep 10, 2011.
Okay, we got upset with each other. As a result, I reread the entire post. This is what messed me up: Replied on September 06, 2011

thanks for quick response but abs. This is 1985
its check engine

I thought we were dealing with the light in the car (parking brake light or a light to indicate a brake problem). After rereading the post, it is with the exterior brake lights. Is that correct? If so you said the brake light switch is getting and sending power, there has to be a break in the wiring or a ground problem. Since the flashers work from the same circuit, chances are the ground is okay. However, they can be touchy. Let me know if this is the case. If so, I'll try to find a schematic to help you trace the wiring. As you most likely know, if the power is coming out of the switch, there has to be an open circuit between the lights and the switch.

Honestly, I have answered nearly 40K questions. Actually, electrical problems are one of my strong points. Listen, I'm not an !@#$. Now that I better understand the problem, I feel I could help.

Let me know.

Listen, I do this to help people. I give up my time to do so. I would like to help you get the problem taken care of. I just need to be clear on the problem. I was wrong with what I was saying because I was thinking it was a different problem. If you want me to help, let me know if I am correct with the problem being the brake lights (exterior) and then let me see what I can find. Actually, I'll start looking now for a schematic to see if there are any places that look like they could be a problem area.

By the way, some of the mid 80 GM vehicles did have a very basic ABS (rear only). That is why I said check the computer for codes. If it isn't flashing, that is a good thing. But as you mentioned, if it doesn't have ABS, that does nothing for us.

Get back to me so I can send the schematics (if I can find them) I will look now.


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