Mechanics

BRAKE LIGHTS

Ford Escort

1997 ford escort 160000 miles. The brake lights will not turn off even if the car is not running. Any ideas
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Poppaicepick
May 4, 2006.



You probably have a defective brake light switch

Tiny
Losone
May 4, 2006.
I agree, it is very possible that the break light switch is bad. I have a Ranger, and I have had to replace the switch 4 times in about 10 years. Good news is, it is pretty easy to replace, and in expensive, the switch is usually located on the break pedal linkage underneath the dash board, your local auto parts store should carry it in stock, I think I paid about $4 for mine, if you go to the dealer it will cost about $15.
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Tiny
JTR
May 4, 2006.

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