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My brake light is staying lit even when not pressing the brake.

My brake light is staying on even when the peddle is not pressed. Is there a switch that is stuck? All fuses and bulbs look good.

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There is a switch at both the rear and the front brake. The rear is a little easier to check, look at the brake pedal closely and you will see the switch. You can unplug the switch there and if the light goes out you found the trouble. The front brake switch is at the end of the brake handle and a little harder to check.

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