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I have a 1997 Rav4. The rear brake or stop lights went out on both sides, and tail lights (same bulbs different filament) remains on constantly even when the lights and car are turned off! [strange] I replaced the bulbs on both sides (bulb# 1157). The stop light on the driver's side had been burned out and I replaced it. Also, the fuse [location 15 fuse 10A] appeared to be burned out and I replaced that with a new 10A fuse. The brake lights still do not go on and the tail lights still remain on even though the lights are turned off and the car is turned off. I don't know what to look for next to repair it [make the brake lights work and the tail lights go off when the car is turned off]. I would appreciate any assistance you can give me. ..Thank you for your help!

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You might need a new Brake Light Switch, it is located by the brake pedal.

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