Why are my brake tail lights staying on while I'm driving and going off when I step on the brake pedal?

Tiny
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  • 2006 CHEVROLET MALIBU
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My brake tail lights stay on while I'm driving and when I step on brake pedal they go off, and within seconds they go back on again. I have a 2006 Chevy Malibu. Do you know what is causing this problem?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 6:23 PM

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Tiny
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So your brake warning light or your outside brakes in the rear of the car?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 6:37 PM
Tiny
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The outside brake lights on the rear of the car

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 7:58 PM
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So while pressing the brake pedal the lights go off and then back on while your still pressing the brake pedal?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 8:05 PM
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One thing to check is the grounds at G401 and G403.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 8:46 PM

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