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Brake lights on 91 montero work only with headlights

I have a 1991 mitsubishi montero whose brake lights only work when the headlights are on. then they are on all the time. how can i fix this?

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Check the ground to the back tail lights, the ground may be poor and when the lights are on and may draw through the running lamps or vise-versa. Inspect the bulb connections and using a multi-meter or inspection light check for 12V DC at the terminals. Have a friend pump the brake pedal to check the brake lights to be certain the switch is ok (the switch is actuated by the brake pedal just under the dash)

I hope this may have assited you,

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You MAY have a defective bulb. Sometimes the wires inside a bulb will "warp" from heat and cause a short in the bulb where the tail/brake filaments will touch each other.

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Hope this helps !!
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