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Most definately NOT normal, either brake should actuate the brake light. One easy thing to check is the brake light actuator which is a pressure switch with a plunger (as i recall from my 996), it's mounted on the front brake master cylinder, make sure it's in place and plugged in.

Chris

Hi there,

I just noticed that my front break does not illuminate the rear brake light but the rear brake does. Is that normal?



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What he said. Also, follow the wires that lead out from the front brake lever. There is a connection almost under the high beam light. Make sure that connection is good. Push them in a little. Good luck.
 

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If you have ever removed the brake lever the little 'plunger' is very prone to falling out and being lost for all eternity (assuming the lever design is like the 916), otherwise check the switch and the connections as said.
 

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If you have ever removed the brake lever the little 'plunger' is very prone to falling out and being lost for all eternity (assuming the lever design is like the 916), otherwise check the switch and the connections as said.
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Can a '03 999 suffer from the same problem?
 

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998 lever are not the same found on the 916.
The brake light actuator is less prone to fail. But Kojak has for sure a wire issue dealing with this part. Clean contactors.
Check if the bike has the OEM wiring under the tail.
 
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