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My brake lights stay on while my car is turned off, which is killing my battery..How do I fix that?

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Fisrt check switch above brake pedal. Try pulling connector off the switch. If this turns the light off, the switch is not adjusted right or has shorted itself.

If this doesn't turn them off, find the brake light relay in the relay box under the hood and pull it out. This should turn them off. If it does, you can try substituting one of the other similar relays in the slot to see if another one will work OK. If it does, the one that was there is shorted on.

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It is most likely the brake light switch on the brake pedal,sometimes,not always,you can tell by pulling up on the brake pedal with your hand.

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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