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My 2001 ford escort brake lites wont turn off, if i pull the brake pedal up with my hand they go off, but when released and car is off or on brake lites stays on, when i tried to put car on cruise control while driving it wont go, pulled pedal up while driving and criuse control would start

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The brake switch may be bad,out of adjustment, loose, or the brake pedal isnt returning all the way back.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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Just check the return spring. It could be broken and needs to be replaced.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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