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Brake lights are always on, Brake Pedal is loose.

What do I need to do to fic this, the entire break pedal feels loose when I took a look at it.

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There should be a switch on the brake pedal that controls the brake lights.
If the pedal is loose that should be fixed first.
Something must be worn out at the brake pedal pivot.
Hope this helps.

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