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Re: dash lights come on when I press the brake peddle
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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That switch should be located at the upper section of the brake peddle arm. If you reach up under the dash, running your hand up the arm the brake peddle is attached to... You will feel a small box with a button. THAT'S IT!!! When you push down on the brake peddle, it pushes that little button on the switch which makes the brakes lights come on. Just for kick though, make sure the brake light fuse is still good, before roll around on your floor board.
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hi itake u have also checked all the bulbs as they can all blow from a slight over charge also u might want to check the brake switch which is under the dash activated by your foot brake peddle lever theirs a small slide button the opens when the peddle is pressed check that its not sticking
First check your owners manual for fuse box location and check for any blown fuses. Next check the brake peddle under the dash for a switch, which is mounted to the peddle arm and turns on the lights when the peddle is pressed in. If the switch has worked loose and is not being pushed when you are pressing the peddle the lights will not come on. Hope this helps Fix Ya up.
That sounds like a faulty brake light switch located down on the brake pedal lever under the dash, or a damaged wire at the wire connector to the brake light switch. Here are some images of what the brake light switch looks like to help assist you.
It is a defective brake booster. When the internal diaphram of the brake booster develops cracks or pinholes from age, the crankcase vacume pulls air through the defective break booster diaphram from the air intake valve located on the rod connected to the brake peddle. At first the air leak sound my change or even go away when the brake peddle is depressed. But over time the booster diaphram will detierorieate to the point where the air leak sound will be contiuious. This is a problem that should be addressed ASAP as a defective break booster reduces the power assist to the break peddle and may make it difficult to apply enough break pressure to stop in an emergency situation.
Have the brakes checked by a certfied brake shop right away.
It sounds like the brake switch, that is usually located along the shaft of the brake peddle under the dash, these sometimes are in a bracket for ajustment may not be able to depress switch. Falow starting at peddle go up to dash, you should be able to see it. Hope this helps.
Check the brake light switch under the dash at the brake peddle and make sure its working if it does not close when you depress the brake peddle the lights will not work You may hve to remove the lower cover for the dash to get at the switch
it sounds to me your brake liht switch is bad or came out of adjustment look uner the edge of your dash at the top of our brake peddle there will be a box on a solid part your brake peddle will have a part that touches the brake switch push the switch toward the brake peddle see if the lights go out if not replace the switch. hope this helps.
under the brake peddle is a switch. Lift the brake peddle upwards and you will see that the brake light goes out [requires two people; one to hold the peddle up, other to view the brake lights]. Restrengthen the spring tension on the brake peddle.
Should the lights remain ON after you lift the brake peddle up, unplug one of the wires to the brake peddle switch. At this point, the brake lights should be off. This basically will determine whether your switch is shorted or is just a peddle pressing down on the switch due to a bad spring.