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Brake lights where is the brake light switch located on a 2000 ford escort zx2?

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It's located up underneath the pedal, just follow the pedal up and you will see it. If your lights are staying on, and your cruise control not working, its because a little rubber part has broken and is not depressingthe switch button. go to the dealer and tell them you need that rubber part, they will probably have to order it, it's cheap like a buck or so. Installation can be difficult if you are not a small person. but it can be done. Took me 2 minuts but i fit well under the pedals.

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