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1994 Saab 900 has a ghost?

I'm sure that this has happend to someone out there: my brake lights will 1) stay on after I've released the brake pedal and, 2) will turn on randomly when the car is off and the key is in my pocket! I take the fuse out when I'm not driving the car but what's up with this??

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  • mcleish87 Sep 23, 2008

    think my saab 900 has a similar ghost my brake lights wont go off even when key is out of ignition

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There is a small switch behind the brake pedal check this has not fell out of place need to remove the panel above the pedals

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I was doing a brake job on a '97 900. When the pedal was pushed to the floor, the plastic shielding under the dash prevented the pedal from returning completly. Light stayed on. I put the shielding back in place, the pedal returned and the lights went out.

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There's a little switch attached to your brake pedal, (In my old 9000 it was about halfway up above the pedal itself, haven't had that problem with my 9-3.... yet;) that can get gummed up and stick, making intermittent contact and also holding the lights on without pressure.

I just got up in there and cleaned it out really well with some WD-40. That seemed to exorcise the evil brake spirits pretty decently.

-R

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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