Brakes - Lights outs both at same time
I wasn't sure whether to post this in the electronics or not, it looked like mostly radio electronics so I posted here, forgive me if I am in the wrong forum.
But here is my problem. My girl has a 2006 Jeep Commander which I'm just not to familar with. I've always had a Chevy or Ford, ok I hope somebody will still help me lol. Anyway her break lights went out, both of them at the same time so I figured it wasn't the bulbs. But I did check the bulbs and both look fine.
I checked the fuse (10A) in the box under the hood, it was good. I checked another fuse under dash that an internet repair page said to check. It was good. I got my tester out and checked the brake light swith. I had 12 volts coming in on the red and gray wire. I couldn't get power on any of the other wires so I headed up and bought a brake light switch.
I installed it and had 12 volts to the switch and when pedal depressed I had 12 volts coming out of the switch on the wire next to the red and gray wire - I forget the color now but I think it had a red stripe.
Assuming I am reading the correct wires for power heading out to the break lights what would be my next move. I'm thinking to the shop but I have come this far I sure would like to fix it myself.
I have the internet page that guided me through the brake light switch installation but will not post because I am not sure that is allowed.
Any advise is greatly appreciated!