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89 Crown Vic brake lights work when park, not when moving.

Weird problem: I step on the brakes while in park, but as soon as I drive away or am rolling they don't work when I stop. (I have someone following me is how I can tell) Would love to solve this quirky problem. Ps Check all fuses, inside car seem to be a-OK, Bulbs too are fine. St8

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    iam haveing the same prob

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Replace, or adjust your brakelight switch located on the brake pedal arm.

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