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Break lights are on even when light switch is off.

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Assuming you're talking about the rear brake lights not the abs warning light, it doesn't matter if your light switch is on or off, brake lights light up when you hit the brake pedal, if they are stuck on it's most likely a bad brake lamp switch which is located at the top of the arm that holds the brake pedal on, if you look up find the switch and unplug the harness, if it goes out there's your trouble

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