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I believe my brake switch is bad. my brake lights only come on if i press the brake all the way to the floor

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The fact that they come on at all means your brake switch should be fine.Have you checked the power brake fluid or even had your brakes checked in a while?Another possibilty could be that where the switch is connected,perhaps the bolt or whatever holds it down is loose/broken.The switch should be located on the back side of your brake pedal,a little high up near the linkage which activates them.If you have any questions or need more help,just comment here and I will get an autolink to your post and reply ASAP.I really encourage responses so I can follow up properly as I know where you stand and asking someone else restarts all the explaining because we cannot see other 'Expert's' responses.Good luck,Greg

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