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Back brake lights - all 3 - stay on.

When I turn on my car my brake lights in the back stay on. It looks like I have my foot on the brake all the time.

Any suggestions?

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  • wilequetd Feb 17, 2009

    Can you please add just a few more details? My first rover and I just got it a few months ago....without a manual.



    thanks

  • wilequetd Feb 17, 2009

    Fantastic....I can and will do it.



    I will be back in the morning when I tackle this with some light.



    Thanks!

  • wilequetd Feb 17, 2009

    Do I have to purchase the brakelight switch at Land Rover? or just a generic at an auto parts store?

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The brakelight switch is bad or mis-adjusted,if you look with a light,follow the brake pedal upward towards the dash,you will see it mounted on a bracket so when the brake pedal is depressed the plunger on the switch pops out allowing power thru it,so do a visual and move the pedal so you can see where it stops on the pedal arm,let me know if you need more info but Im sure you can do it!have a good day DB

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

  • Darrell Feb 17, 2009

    try to stay with original equiptment for best fit and exact replacement,thanks for the comment have a good day DB

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REPLACE THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH AT THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM.

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