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This is usually caused by a sticky brake light switch. It's located under the dash where the brake lever can push against it. It's usually round and if you push the brake pedal towards the floor, you will see the lever touch the switch. Clean or replace the switch and the problem should go away.

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Sometimes (when changing the brake calipers on disk brakes, or changing wheel cylinders on drum brake systems) the mechanic will clamp a vise grip pliers on the rubber hose to prevent hydraulic fluid from dripping out.  This can break the internal fiber lining in the rubber hose.  Then the fluid flow can be blocked.  When you press the brake pedal, fluid may not flow to the wheel or wheels.  As you press harder, the fluid may suddenly flow through the line, causing the brakes to suddenly activate.  
Or an even more likely problem, your brakes drag (stay on) and get hot, because the fluid cannot flow back to the master cylinder when you release the brake pedal.  In other words, when you press the brake you force fluid through a partially blocked rubber hose.  But the return of the fluid (backwards through the rubber hose) is caused not by pressure, but just by equilibrium, a balancing act.  Well, if the line (rubber hose) is blocked, the fluid stays in the caliper or wheel cylinder, and the brake is still on, and the brake gets hot.  
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Check the flasher.

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check your nuetral safety switch

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2006 brake light will not go out


Light gets power from brake light switch/.May be switch got shorted an brake light getting non-stop power causing it not to turn OFF brake light.

Get the brake light switch checked. Check volt at brake light switch.

It can be faulty brake light switch causing the problem or its wiring short for switch.

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To trouble shoot brake related problem, check the help links mentioned below:-----


Click the link:----

1996 Buick Regal Grand Sport Brake light Switch Location?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1996-buick-regal-gran-sport-brake-light.html

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No brake lights on Buick?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/no-brake-lights-on-buick.html

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Brake lights not working on 1989 BUICK REGAL?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/brake-lights-not-working-on-1989-buick.html

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How to replace Brake light switch on Chevrolet Tahoe?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-brake-light-switch-on.html

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How to replace Parking, turn, and Brake Lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-parking-turn-and-brake.html

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Upper brake lights work, but low brake light not working?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/upper-brake-lights-workbut-low.html

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1997 Cadillac Catera: How to replace Brake Light Switch?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/1997-cadillac-catera-how-to-replace.html

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1996 Chrysler LHS brake light circuit wiring diagram?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1996-chrysler-lhs-brake-light-circuit.html

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How to replace rear Brake lights on 2004 Toyota RAV4?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-rear-brake-lights-on.html

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One brake light on driver side not working, but other lights work?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/one-brake-light-on-driver-side-not.html

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2002 Lincoln Town car Fuse Box

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/2002-lincoln-town-car-fuse-box.html

2007 KIA Rio: Brake Light Fuse Box Diagram?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2007-kia-rio-brake-light-fuse-box.html

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Overhead Brake lights not working on 1999 GMC Sierra 4x4?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/overhead-brake-lights-not-working-on.html

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Brake lights not working

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/brake-lights-not-working.html

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2004 Ford Mustang: Brake light Fuse Location?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2004-ford-mustang-brake-light-fuse.html

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These will help.

Thanks.

Nov 28, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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It can be faulty brake light switch causing the problem or its blown brake light bulb.First check and confirm brake light lamp is working and that's not the case.
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To trouble shoot brake related problem,check the help links mentioned below:-----


Click the link:----
1996 Buick Regal Grand Sport Brake light Switch Location? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1996-buick-regal-gran-sport-brake-light.html
----------- No brake lights on Buick? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/no-brake-lights-on-buick.html
---------- Brake lights not working on 1989 BUICK REGAL? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/brake-lights-not-working-on-1989-buick.html

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How to replace Brake light switch on Chevrolet Tahoe? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-brake-light-switch-on.html
---------------How to replace Parking, turn, and Brake Lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-parking-turn-and-brake.html

----------
Upper brake lights work, but low brake light not working?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/upper-brake-lights-workbut-low.html

------------
1997 Cadillac Catera: How to replace Brake Light Switch? http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/1997-cadillac-catera-how-to-replace.html
------------1996 Chrysler LHS brake light circuit wiring diagram? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1996-chrysler-lhs-brake-light-circuit.html
----------How to replace rear Brake lights on 2004 Toyota RAV4? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-rear-brake-lights-on.html
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One brake light on driver side not working, but other lights work? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/one-brake-light-on-driver-side-not.html

---------- 2002 Lincoln Town car Fuse Box http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/11/2002-lincoln-town-car-fuse-box.html 2007 KIA Rio: Brake Light Fuse Box Diagram? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2007-kia-rio-brake-light-fuse-box.html
-------------Overhead Brake lights not working on 1999 GMC Sierra 4x4? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/overhead-brake-lights-not-working-on.html
---------2004 Ford Mustang: Brake light Fuse Location? http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2004-ford-mustang-brake-light-fuse.html
---------These will help.Thanks.

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Brake lights work but are very dim


It can be loose wiring or issue with bulb or the battery is weak or brake light socket getting short somewhere.Car lights getting dim,there are many such common issues noticed.I will share some familiar help links,related to your problem.
Click the link below:---2004 Dodge Ram: High Beam Light is DIM? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2004-dodge-ram-high-beam-light-is-dim.html
----------Ford Odometer Dims intermittently http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/07/ford-odometer-dims-intermittently.html
---------Turn Signals Don't Work When Brakes Are Applied? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/2005-gmc-envoy-turn-signals-dont-work.html
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Brake light Switch Location? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1996-buick-regal-gran-sport-brake-light.html
----------- No brake lights on Buick? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/no-brake-lights-on-buick.html
----------- Brake lights not working on 1989 BUICK REGAL? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/brake-lights-not-working-on-1989-buick.html

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These will help.
Thanks.

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Brake lights stay on


brake light switch under dash touches brake pedal arm when you step on brake it lets the switch go and turns on the lights they brake internally of just wear out kinda hard to get to also so you might want to have a mechanic change it hope this helps

Oct 03, 2010 | 1989 Buick Regal

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Brake lights not working


the brake pedal has a brake light switch mounted on the same bracket. Replace that switch

Mar 28, 2010 | 1989 Buick Regal

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93' Buick Regal, ''Anti lock brake light is on'', help plz!


need to know if 4 wheel disk brake or if rear is durm break

Mar 14, 2010 | 1993 Buick Regal

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1989 Buick Regal brake light trouble


Could be a fuse or relay..
Or try replacing the break light switch..
Its located on the break pedal brace just above the break pedal..

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Jul 14, 2009 | 1995 Buick Regal

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Let our Experts solve your ''My brake lights won't come on Have changed everything except the wiring How do I check that'' I believe it is somewhere in the trunk area. It's a 1994 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L,4...


did you change the brake light switch?if so check too see if you have emr flashers,they run off the same circut if you dont then try changing the flasher for the emergancy flashers

Mar 15, 2009 | 1994 Buick Regal Gran Sport

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Brake job do it yourself.


if the rotors are worn out and they cant be machined you will have to replace them if there to thin and you keep usng them they will and can shatter while driving .

Jul 05, 2008 | 2000 Buick Regal

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