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'64 Corvair brake lights

Got a '64 Corvair and all of the lights work EXCEPT the left brake. Has a new turnsignal switch and bulbs are good. Can't figure this one out.??

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Evening Butch. Does the left turn work? If not you have a wire problem between the steering column and the light, or a bad ground at the light.
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That's the strange thing. The turn signal DOES work and it's a new switch at the column. OH nice Chevy -my car is about the same color.
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I assume these are 1157 bulbs? Start with the basics. Have you verified power at the connector? Have you verified ground? Does the running light filament work? Does the turn signal work with the lights both on and off? The 1157 has both filaments connected to a common ground. If the socket ground is bad, one circuit will often ground through the other filament, leading to unusual behavior of the lights. Check the ground.
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