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Why does my break lights come on automatically, and I have to go out (press and release pedal to turn them off)problems avital

My wife came into the living room last night and saw the break lights on like some one was pressing the pedal. this morning I got up, and they was off. I turned on the fireplace and tv. later I noticed the break lights on. will my household remotes do this? if not whats doing it?

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