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post #1 of 15 Old 11-28-2012, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
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No Brake Lights/Turn Signals

2010 Patriot - no side brake lights or turn signals, but the center brake light is fine. Where's the most likely culprit and the best way to test it?

Thanks in advance!

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post #2 of 15 Old 11-28-2012, 06:22 PM
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Change the bulbs first.

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post #3 of 15 Old 11-28-2012, 07:52 PM Thread Starter
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First thing I checked...pulled them and all four filaments were intact, (2 left, 2 right), but not one was functioning (no brake lights, signals).
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post #4 of 15 Old 11-29-2012, 07:08 PM
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Check the fuses under your dash. If that's all good, check the relays in the PDC under the hood. Check the connector on the back/top of your brake pedal too. If that's all good, tap on the damn housings with a shoe while trying different combinations of grunts and profanity. Good luck.

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post #5 of 15 Old 11-30-2012, 02:18 AM
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Fuses under the dash???

Check all of the connections and fuses in the TIPM under the hood.

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post #6 of 15 Old 11-30-2012, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you, Gramps...I didn't want to say anything. Checked the manual and found no specific fuse for the issue in question, so I pulled and replaced them all sequentially; no dice. Is there a switch somewhere that might control all of these? Anyone have a wiring diagram?
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post #7 of 15 Old 12-02-2012, 06:02 AM
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Do you have a Trailer Tow Package wiring harness in the spare tire well or some other location? These are run off of relays that could be a problem.

If you can get a scan done it should indicate a 'B' fault code - High/Low/Open circuit in the TIPM C3 harness connector. Disconnect the Left and Right Stop Lamp harness connectors near the TIPM. Turn the ignition on. Measure for voltage on the (L55) Stop Lamp Control circuit.

What you could be looking for is a chaffed wire or poor connection of some kind.
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post #8 of 15 Old 12-11-2012, 06:12 AM
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Could be the turn signal flasher. The center break light is the only one not on that circuit. Happened on my YJ. A guy almost rear ended me because my brake lights didn't come in
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Any Update?

I'm having the same issue. Did you find a solution?
My issue started about 2 years ago and I was told I needed to replace the TIPM (I believe.) I did not replace it and my lights magically started working fine. Over the next 2 years, I only had a few occassions where the lights malfunctioned. But, in the past week, they have malfunctioned over 50% of the time. I'm hoping its something more simple then the power module, as it was expensive.
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I'm having the same issue. Did you find a solution?
My issue started about 2 years ago and I was told I needed to replace the TIPM (I believe.) I did not replace it and my lights magically started working fine. Over the next 2 years, I only had a few occassions where the lights malfunctioned. But, in the past week, they have malfunctioned over 50% of the time. I'm hoping its something more simple then the power module, as it was expensive.
Since yours is intermittent I would look for a poor connection somewhere in the TIPM, if you haven't already.

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post #11 of 15 Old 01-03-2013, 08:46 AM
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Since yours is intermittent I would look for a poor connection somewhere in the TIPM, if you haven't already.
I will try that. Thanks!
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post #12 of 15 Old 08-17-2013, 02:42 PM
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2007 Jeep Compass Limited Brake Lights Not Working But Center Brake Light Is

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[B]I'm having almost the same problem as the guy above. Have a 2007 Jeep Compass Limited. My brake lights don't work, but the center brake light does. All other lights work. We've checked the fuses, the brake switch has been replaced, and the bulbs. What could it be?? Need to get it inspected and can't without brake lights. Time is running out. Please Help. Also is there another set of fuses inside the dash?[/B]
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Also, where is Totally Integrated Power Module in the 2007 Jeep Compass Limited
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post #14 of 15 Old 03-08-2016, 12:50 PM
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2010 Jeep Patriot break lights are OUT... again.

My break lights are out... again. my boyfriend changed one light once before and everythinig was magical. Now, both lights are out (this happened 6 or so months after he changed them).

What do i do now, considering we've changed the bulbs to no avail? i was holding off going to the dealer because it was something i thought we could do ourselves. Any suggestions for a girl who's trying to fix this issue???
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post #15 of 15 Old 03-09-2016, 12:03 PM
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My break lights are out... again. my boyfriend changed one light once before and everythinig was magical. Now, both lights are out (this happened 6 or so months after he changed them).

What do i do now, considering we've changed the bulbs to no avail? i was holding off going to the dealer because it was something i thought we could do ourselves. Any suggestions for a girl who's trying to fix this issue???
Hey jacesmith1906,

I could not locate any service bulletins related to your vehicle’s brake light concern. I would advise you to have the vehicle formally diagnosed at a certified FCA dealership. If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out, via, private message.
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