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Brake lights stay on...

When I turn on the car, the brake lights come on automatically. When I press the brake, it goes off for a couple of seconds, then comes back on. The brake switch has been replaced 2x's. The problem is still continuing.

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Its the demmer switch

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No, it's not the demmer (dimmer) switch. And I wouldn't blame the brake switch either. My wife has had the same issue with the 2004 MAXX. The brakes would stick on. It has burned up a couple of sets of pads and warped the rotors. Burned out the third eye. Had it fixed under the original warranty, and the extended. Master cyl/booster once. Still have to hook a foot under the pedal occasionally to release. Poor service, never fixed, gave up. Maybe I'll try an extra spring on the pedal lever myself after the warranty expires. Not sure where it would go though, the thing has adjustable pedals. Might be peculiar to that option.
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might check with a dealer to see if there is any new information on this.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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