Kia Ceed Brake Lights Not Working – How To Fix

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 07/10/23 •  3 min read

Kia Ceed Brake Lights Not Working

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Kia is a well-known car manufacturer and as such, their vehicles come with a variety of features and capabilities. One of the features that many drivers appreciate is the brake lights on their car.

Brake lights are small lights that are located on the rear of a car. They are used to signal to other drivers that the car is slowing down. They are placed on the underside of the tail lights.

When you slow down or stop a car, these lights indicate to the driver in front of you that you are going to do something. Brake light flashes brightly on cars that are slowing down or stopping. It only occurs when the driver slowly slows down. To avoid accidents, make certain your brake lights are always working at their best.

However, sometimes brake lights can malfunction and stop working. If this is the case for you, there are a few simple steps that you can take to fix the problem. In this article, we will discuss how to fix a brake light on a Kia Ceed.

Remove the Bulb

There is two basic ways that you can get a bulb replaced, The fender has to be detachable in order to get access to the light bulb or you can easily access the light bulb by twist-ing the socket clockwise on the back of the lens or by opening the trunk, removing the cover or by opening a hatch.

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Grab onto the bottom of the socket and twist it gently clockwise. It is possible to remove the socket by twisting the bulb socket clockwise by firmly grasping the bulb socket and turning it anti-clockwise. It will free the socket to be able to free its rest on the lens.

Match the New Bulb

Both bulbs perform exactly the same in your car as they do with a standard light bulb. Attention to the bulb terminals: If you use a two terminal bulb, do not use a two terminal bulb.

You should never put two bulbs in the same socket, since doing that will cause back feed problems. If the circuit is not working, it will cause circuit problems and it may even damage the BCM or fuse.

Install the New Bulb

If the brake lights are not working, check the wiring by moving the bulb around in the socket. If the light comes on, adjust the knob by moving the bulb around in the socket. If the light comes on, adjust the knob to match the new bulb.

If the light comes on again, re-install the bulb in the socket and re-assemble your car. If it’s not turning on again, or if it’s getting dark or isn’t showing up in the instrument panel, it may need a new bulb installed.

If it does not work, you will need to start all over again. If the brake lights flicker temporarily, it is probably due to a loose fitting bulb socket. Most people think that the light is just not working because there is a problem with a badly fitted bulb.

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Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.