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Dash lights come on when I press the brake peddle

What would make the dash lights come on and the running lights come on when I press the brake peddle

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    When I step on the brake, the lightbulb light comes on the dashboard.

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Sounds as if your getting a back feed. Most likely from the brake light bulbs (part number 1157). Take out the brake light bulbs and see if the dash lights still come on when you step on the brakes. If so check the lead contacts on bulbs, sometimes they get squished/corroded and jump both contacts, replace bulbs with new and recheck. Hope this helps.

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  • jimbatty Jan 22, 2011

    That was it. Thank you very much!!

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