Had the same prob - turned out the brake light switch under the brake pedal had become loose. I just tightened it back in place and all was well. Only hard part was getting my body under the brake pedal to get it adjusted.
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Under the dashboard, way up where you can't see it, is a switch that controls those brake lights. It is made of plastic, and can break, or can fall out of it's holder. If either of those happens, the brake lights will l stay on, because the plunger on the switch is extended, just like when you push the brake pedal. You'll need to have the switch replaced, or the holder repaired so this does not happen again. Brake lights staying on can (1) run the battery down, and (2) melt your red brake light covers. Be blessed.
brakes lights.....? If your brake lights are staying on looking under steering wheel at the brake shaft. There's a little plastic switch that's causing that. believe it or not when it goes bad your brake lights stay on..... Replace it...And you problem will be solved
ABS light on did they check codes ? The light staying on an no codes is usually a insturment cluster problem not the EBCM - electronic brake control module . No relay in side the module , a transistor or diver as they call them . This transistor will supply a ground on a electrical circuit from the brake lamp driver module ,when it does this the brake lamp driver module ground a electrical circuit for the ABS light . If anything is bad causing the ABS light to stay on it would be the brake lamp driver module . Your best bet ,take it to a GM service dept.
If the brake lining indicator is staying on consistently, then it is possible for your brake warning to come on as well. It is an additional warning to have the brakes repaired if needed, and if the fluid in the reservoir gets low to compensate for the worn brakes, then it can cause the light to come on as well.
Hi Chris....When you release the brake pedal, there is a switch underneath the brake pedal that disconnects the circuit to your brake lights causing your brake lights to switch off. Sometimes this brake light switch will go bad and need replacement. For the most part, replacing the brake light switch is very simple. Simply replace the brake light switch with a new one. If your brake light stays on after you turn your car off and you don't want to run your battery down, you may be able to get down underneath the brake pedal and manually pull up on the brake light switch to deactivate it until you can get it repaired. This method will only work if the brake light switch is just sticking.