Brake light switch fuse?

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My problem started a about a year ago. The problem was my brake lights would sometimes not work. So I replaced the brake light switch on the brake pedal. Fast forward to about a week ago. I started to notice that the brake lights would only come on with the slightest brake pedal pressure. So my natural thought was the brake light switch was going bad already. So I replaced it again. It worked twice. Now I have no brake lights whatsoever. Even when I jump the two wires of the brake light switch together I get no brake lights. So I somehow (totally clueless how) probably blew a fuse. I have no owner's manual so I have no idea what fuses to check. Also, I read there is a brake light relay that might be going bad. Any help would be appreciated.
1997 Expedition 4X4 5.4L XLT
 

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Looks like slot #1 in the fuse box is the brake/turn signal fuse. Do your rear turn signals work ?
I attached the PDF of the owners manual. Fuses are discussed under Roadside Emergencies section.



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Thanks so much for the reply. The PDF helped me locate fuse #1.
#1 fuse is good which is strange to me as the turn signals do not work either. Hazards do work though.
I'm stumped. Any other advice?
 
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Well, I have no voltage going to the #1 fuse so whatever happened, it's happened before that fuse. Relay?
 
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Well, I'm still lost. No voltage to fuse #13 either. Haynes manual I have is no help.
 
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