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Brake lights stay on when engine is running. How do I repair??

Brake lights work fine when engine is off. When engine is running they stay on constantly.

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It sounds as if your brake switch plunger is not making contact at the peddle. The way it works is when it's touching, the light is out and, when you step on the brake peddle the plunger from the switch travels outward and turns the light on. OR
The wires are corroded somewhere in the line (possibly at the rear light housing) whereby the brake light wire is powered through an active 12 volt line when the vehicle is running.

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