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I've got an standard 1.4 citi golf 2004 model. my brake lights are constantly on even while the lights are switch off/ while the car is parked. please help

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Your brake pedal switch is bad. It's only supposed to turn the brake lights on when you press the brakes. Have that switch replaced asap.

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