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2002 ford escort brake lights won't go out. I found a blue disc broken on the floor board but I have no idea where it came from.

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More than likely that blue disc came from the brake light switch. You state that the brake lights will not go off. The solution is a relatively easy fix. Under the dash near steering column, attached to the brake rod (or above brake pedal) is the switch that controls the brake lights. It is usually held in place with a small connecting rod with a kotter pin or clip. Remove the pin or clip and slowly pull the switch out while (depending on design) slowly pulling the brake pedal rod the opposite direction. Be careful when removing the plug(s) on old switch. Replace the new switch in the opposite order in which you removed the old switch.

Posted on Jul 17, 2010

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