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The brake lights stay on even when the car is turned off

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Adjust the brake light sensor closer to the brake petal under the dash board. Either the switch has been moved back or the petal is not returning completely to the top. I am willing to bet it is the latter. If the switch is being depressed fully, and the problem still exists, then the switch is not functioning properly and needs to be replaced.

Posted on May 16, 2010

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Is it the brake light or the tail light? Does it go out when you pull back on the brake pedal?

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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SOURCE: BRAKE LIGHTS STAY ON, EPC LIGHT ON

Call dealerto replace brake light switch, some of them were covered under warranty. They were **** and they replaced all of them.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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Hi, try removing the brake lamp switch wire which is located near the brake pedal then see if they go off if they do then your need to replace or adjust the switch o.k.
hope this help you.
George.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Tail Lights & Brake Lights stay on even when car is turn off

you need a brake light stop switch. it is located on the brake pedal at the top. really easy to change out.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 Honda Accord Brake Lights Stay on

Hi,
Usually there is a spring loaded switch that is activated by the brake pedal arm (under the dash). It registers on the pedal arm and when the pedal is depressed the switch is activated, causing your brake lights to illuminate.
The switch may have been bumped out of position. Hopefully this is a quick and easy fix for you...
Good luck!

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

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