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Brake lights won't go out after turning off ignition

The brake lights remain on after the car has been turned off and emergency brake set.

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Check your brake switch, upper brake peddle arm should press it in enough to turn lights off.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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I had the same problem, there is a small blue rubber spacer that sits between the brake light switch plunger an the break pedal. These get brittal and fall apart, with out it in place, the plunger on the brake light switch is allowed to come out far enough to turn on the lights. On my car there was actually a spare attached to the switch bracket. These can also be ordered at the Ford Dealer. Bt the way, this same part is used on the clutch, so if you find about an inch of play in the pedal, this is the culperate. All the best!

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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