Tail lights don't get brighter when brake applied

Discussion in '2009 - 2013 Toyota Corolla' started by Seansean81, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Seansean81

    Seansean81 New Member

    Hi,

    I have a 2012 Toyota Corolla. The tail lights turn on and are working, but when I apply the brake, only the middle brake light gets bright. The other 2 just stay the same brightness.

    I just recently changed the bulb on one of them and the other one I changed the bulb a few years back.

    I don't think its a fuse, because the middle light should be on the same circuit.

    This problem just started but there is another problem with the turn signal which may be related...When I give the left turn signal (engage the left turn signal switch all the way down) all 4 lights turn on like I am giving my hazards. The right turn signal works fine and if I just hold the left turn signal half way down, and not engage it fully it works fine.
     
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  3. SuperchargedMR2

    SuperchargedMR2 New Member

    I would guess that one burned out and you have the other bulb in backward or its the wrong bulb.
     

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