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BRAKE LIGHTS STAYING ON

2000 Mercedes Benz C230

Brakes problem
2000 Mercedes Benz C230 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 120000 miles

I am having a brake light issue. The brake lights (driver, passenger AND center) all stay on constantly. We got this corrected for a very short time when we replaced the brake light bulbs in the driver and passenger sides - they seemed to be the wrong or mismatched bulbs, so after replacing and checking them visually, thought we were all good. However, today the problem reappeared. Besides being totally unsafe to not have working brake lights, the lights have gotten so hot from staying on that they have begun to melt the tail light covers. I would appreciate any advice! Thanks!
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Marilee M
August 17, 2008.



Hi there,

Thank you for the donation,

This may be a faulty brake light switch, it may be out of adjustment or failed in the on position, it will be at the top of the brake pedal, check this first.

Mark (mhpautos)

Mhpautos
Aug 18, 2008.