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Mitsibishi Mirage 1998 - Hand Brake light on at all times.

The hand brake switch located at the base of the hand brake works fine. That is, it switches on/off. There appears to be a short to ground somewher in the wiring? Any suggestions.

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Try removing the switch and seeing if there is something stuck inside that is causing it to stay open. If not, you may want to replace it. I don't think it would be a bad ground since you would get no light to come on.

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