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Breaklights I'm driving around with permanent break lights, but if I turn the car off, they are working fine. Have checked the break switch, fuses, ground wires, bulb and sockets, everything seem to be ok. My check engine is on, could that be the problem? Can not find a mechanic yet to get the check engine light turned off, I've had a mechanic to help with the break light situation but is scratching his head also, he has followed wire by wire from front to back and can't find anything. All electrical in the car is working, but the break lights are not going on/off when driving, only when the car is turned off. Any suggestions?

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1st get autozone to clear the code, (free) The only thing I can think of that goes out when car is off and on when lights turn on is the parking lights on the side, the wires could be touching in the conduit, start car and pull brake fuse out, if the lights stay on you have a short, if only the park lights stay on (double filiment) look at the lighting system, but if the brake and driving light stay on, sounds like an ecu problem.

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