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Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 22:45:43 +0100
From: Colin Stamp <>
Subject: Re: Brake light problem

On 22 May 2006 01:44:00 -0700, "daveyt" <> wrote: >I have a '99 9-3 2.0i turbo. I get the "Brake light failed" error a >lot.. well every few months but i do a lot of driving. Anyway, I just >change the bulb whenever it asks. On this occasion, the bulb is working >but it doesnt 'get brighter' whenever i press the brake pedal. Its the >passenger side light thats not working, the drivers and central is >fine. > >Looking at the bulb 'caddy' with the three bulbs, all three light >normally, and the two "red" ones are on together (when i have the >lights on) and the indicator is fine. When i press the brake, the >central and drivers side work but the passenger side remains unchanged. > >Any ideas? That sounds like a pretty normal failure. Either one of the filaments in the bulb has blown, or there's a dodgy connection on that cluster. Swapping the bulb with the one on the other side of the car will tell you if it's the bulb or not. Cheers, Colin.

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