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2000 Chevrolet s-10 brake lights on.

I am having a problem of the brake lights staying on when I get out of the truck. I forgot to check once and the brake lights being on ran my battery down. I have replaved the switch that attaches to the brake pedal assembly, this helped for a very short time. Is there supposed to be a spring to help pull the switch back away from the pedal assembly? Could the brake assembly be worn so badly it needs replaced? Is there some where else I need to check for another switch? I can pull up on the brake pedal sharply and the lights go out.
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  • shue Jul 04, 2008

    If you mean the internal spring in the switch, the switch is less than 3 months old, I guess it could be bad from the start.

  • hairy60 Jul 08, 2008

    Brake lights on 2000 S-10 stay on all the time.I have replaced turn siginal flasher relay,also brake light switch,also multi switch under stering wheel.The only way to turn them off is to take fuse out or take battery cable loose.

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    i have a 93 s10, and i recently had to replace the switch under my steering wheel..... it worked for a couple of months, but now i have to rmove the battery cable everytime i get out , just so the batt doesnt die.

  • ddietz Apr 23, 2009

    Chevy 2000 S10 2nd fuel pump since January 2008. Was there a recall on the pump

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    brake lights will not go off,unhooked brake switch still stayed on had to pull fuse to cut off.what needs replaceing

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    I replaced stop cruse switch on pedal assembly light staying on cruse will not work and even if unplug wires going to switch lights stay on.

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I have the same problem with my 2000 S10, Is the manufacturer trying to get us killed? I also replaced the brake light switch, adjusted it, and it worked for about a week. I did notice a couple of times that I was getting out of the truck that I got shocked off the door. I talked to an electrician and he said there is possibly a loose ground wire or a wire shorting out somewhere. This is a dangerous situation driving with disfunctional brakelights. It should be a factory recall! Before someone's family ends up dead because of it. I will keep searching for solutions. Thanks.

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Sounds like the sping is weak and the switch needs to be replaced. let me know MrRodneyLong@gmail.com

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