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I have turned off the engine & exited the car, however the Back Breaklights remain ON, draining my battery even though I have them turned off!!

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Good Morning, I am sorry to hear about your drained battery but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. No it is not brake lights. What it sounds like is your brake light switch is going out or not closing the contacts in it, this could be from age or needing adjustment.Once you get your car started again try reaching down and pulling back on the brake pedal and see if the lights shut off there is a little switch if you follow that arm up which opens or closes that circuit depending on position and it is not too costly or hard to change if you wanted to yourself. Try that I am sure it will be what we are looking for.

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