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My 2002 explorer has a brake lights on and they wont go out

My 2002 explorer has a brake light on and the back lights and the 3rd light are on steady. Even when I pump the brakes. I removed the sensor from the reservoir and still no change . I also sprayed the brake switch above the pedal with wd40 and pumped it good. and nothing, thats when the brake light came on. I just hit 100,012 miles and never had any trouble other than the brake switch which i had replaced with oem parts. been working fine until it rained hard one day. Please help

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  • Osogama
    Osogama Sep 12, 2009

    so the switch maybe faulty. is there a way to test to see if its bad ? thanks for the help by the way.

  • Osogama
    Osogama Sep 12, 2009

    thanks man will do

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Check for faulty switch

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Testimonial: "so the switch maybe faulty. is there a way to test to see if its bad ? thanks for the help by the way."

  • chris quammen Sep 12, 2009

    disconnect and hook up to ohm meter, depress switch, see if neddle moves ,if it moves it is prob good you gan buy a cheap ohm meter at walmart or auto parts store

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