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    Check rear brake light warning came on my screen today with a little bulb also on my dash, had a look at light and it was still working! Any ideas?

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    Bulb connection dirty/oxidised or bulb on it's way out?

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    Cheers D, looks like boot strip down is in order as I have a small sub in access hatch.

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    vectra c uses another bulb when the brake light bulb fails you have a bulb blown ......stand well back of the car and have some one press the pedal one light will be lower than the other ..........

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    Quote Originally Posted by benny View Post
    vectra c uses another bulb when the brake light bulb fails you have a bulb blown ......stand well back of the car and have some one press the pedal one light will be lower than the other ..........
    You learn something new every day, cheers.

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    Had same on my Vectra a while back - light/bulb still OK but warning on dash. Changed bulb and forgot about it - all OK since

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    Well got in the car this morning, warning came on, clicked it off and it hasn't come on all day. Must be a bit of corrosion, will take a look at weekend.

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