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I have brake lights that continues to stay on after pedal is released. According to the repair book, there are two switches on the arm of brake pedal. I have found one and replaced the switch but the light still remains on. Where is the other switch?

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  • wfwecu May 25, 2011

    The brake light remaining on is a 1982 Nissan 280zx, 5 speed with cruise control. How far up the brake arm is the other switch?

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The other switch should be on top underneath and it depends what vehicle you have and year.

Posted on May 24, 2011

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    Thomas Campbell May 27, 2011

    sorry it took time its just I had to put in a new starter to my car because it is totally not working so I had to replace it so fun job when I had to put the front of car up on ramps and get underneath to get the starter out. You might have to get another switch because sometimes even though the switch might be new it could be defective from the manufacturer but not all things are defective. This might be some help as well is that if there is too much current of electrons to this switch that it might ruin it so you could use a multimeter to test the input voltages to see if this might be the problem with wires being short as well. Hope this helps

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