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1998 ford taurus,brake lights remain on when car not in use,continuous draining of battery. also interior lights sometimes will not go off when exiting the car?

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Sounds like a bad brake light switch. It's mounted on top side of your brake pedal. Domelites are a faulty door switch. Both are fairly inexpensive repair, local parts store should have everything easily in stock.

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