07 Chevy silverado brake light on cab staying on brake lights on rear bed work properly only cab light not going off unless pull up on brake pedal?
Brake Light Failure to Turn Off Your question wording is a little confusing, but I suspect that the problem you're asking about is that the brake light does not turn OFF even though the the switch tests "good," meaning it is operating properly [opens and closes the electrical circuit when the plunger is depressed and extended/released]. IF the brake light switch is definitely good [working properly] then the most likely cause for the brake lights to remain turned on is that the position of the switch [the distance of the plunger tip from the brake pedal arm] is not adjusted properly. Most mechanical type switches are adjusted by screwing the switch [which has a threaded mounting to a hole in the mounting bracket] either toward or away from the brake pedal arm [which depresses the switch plunger to turn off the brake lights]. It is immeasurably helpful to have an assistant stand behind the vehicle to observe and report the changes [on-off, etc.] as you make adjustments of the switch position. You should continue to make changes in the adjustment until the brake lights stay OFF when the brake pedal is not depressed, and the brake lights come on when the pedal is depressed.
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%DETAILS% I had the same problem. There is a small part in the rear axel that needs to be replaced/reset. It is a sensor. I was told I could do it myself, but didn't want to mess anything up so I took it to the dealer. $45 later, no brake light on. Check your brake fluid reservoir. On some vehicles…, if they leak fluid out, the parking brake light comes on as a warning. (MORE)
Why won't a 1994 Toyota Tercel rear stop light turn off even though the car is turned off however when you pull up on the brake pedal the rear stop light goes off?
OK..I own a 95 Tercel and had that same problem. I found out that between the brake pedal is a piece of rubber that prevents the two metal parts from touching. If that rubber breaks or is missing then the brake lights remain on. I just used some crazy glue and glued a penny where the rubber was. Tha…t worked perfect. Now that's my one cent on that. (MORE)
On a 1998 Silverado extended cab the brake light on the cab works but neither rear brake lights works what could cause this?
It could be something as simple as a fuse, or bulbs, or it could be that something has ethier shorted out you wireing, or something has cut it, you might want to check with you local mechanic, or Chevy dealier. Answer relay fuse under hood was culprit still only have right brake light
Answer . Usually that would be caused by a faulty brake light switch connected TO the brake pedal. If the brakes work the pedal is probably ok.
What could be wrong with a 2003 Chevy pickup when the brake light works on the cab but not at the tail light lens and the brake light stays lit on the passenger side if the running lights are on?
Answer . \nThe bulbs and or sockets are dirty/corroded and need either cleaned or replaced. The corrosion causes the light to not have a good ground contact, therefore the circuit's power is finding it's way through other systems.
What could the problem be Chevy silverado o2 has no brake lights and only one turn signal and has back up lights and the back glass brake light works any suggestions?
Answer . So you're saying that you have a 3rd brake light but nothing at the lower brake lights, and only one of the turn signals work.\n. \nIf that's the case, it's probably the brake light switch in the steering column. Don't touch it!!! The air bag is in the steering wheel, and if you make a… mistake and it goes off, it could be very harmful or even fatal. Take it to someone who has experience and training. (MORE)
Total failier of brake lights back up turn and rear driving lights work though over cab dosent help you please it is a 2001 Mazda B3000?
Answer . \nI have a 1999 B3000 that had an after market tow harness added so the truck would have rear lights only when towed. There was a toggle switch installed under the dash near the gas pedal that I would hit with my foot and turn off all the rear lights. Head lights still worked fine.
Answer . The brake light switch is connected to the brake pedal. It's damaged, worn or misaligned, not allowing the brake light to turn off. You'll need to either adjust or replace the brake light switch. It's only a couple screws and a connector and shouldn't take too long to replace, but unfor…tunately many dealers get a little confused when you ask the for that particular part, so take the old one with you.\nIt's a "Dealer Only" item, so don't expect to get it from your local auto parts retail store. (MORE)
Why do rear brake lights go out when pedal is depressed and headlights are on 1995 cadillac deville?
Answer Caddy tail lights . Check for a bad ground circuit at the rear tial lights.
Why does the brake light on the cab of your 2003 Chevy truck work but the two main brake lights do not even after you checked bulbs and fuses?
there is a brake switch under the brake pedal that is probably bad. Call an auto parts store to find out how much they cost. I had a 98 Pontiac Montana that did the same thing, the center brake light at the top worked but the two main ones didn't. I paid maybe 7.00 for the part and it took about fiv…e minytes to change, I am a woman who knows nothing about vehicles and I changed mine myself so about anyone could probably do it (MORE)
The rear brake light on your 1989 323 Mazda comes on when you push the brake pedal but all lights are working any suggestions on what the problem is?
Answer . Please re-phrase your question; it appears you are saying the brake lights come on when you push the brake pedal and the lights are working (normal operation). If the lights are staying on after you release the pedal, then the problem is with th brake light switch (sticking).. Thanks. … Malcolm (MORE)
Both your brake lights are out in the rear of my 1998 Chevy Blazer but the rear high brake light works fuses are good?
I have a 1998 Chevy Blazer with the same problem I traced the stop light wires back to the turn signal assembly. By taking the steering column plastic off you use a torx bit and a pair of vise grips to get the bolts out of the turn signal assembly. Otherwise GM says you need to pull the steering whe…el . They still recommend you pull the airbag fuse. I pulled the fuse and disconnected the battery. I found a slightly melted connector behind wiring connection point. With a replacement turn signal assembly the brake lights now work. Be sure to find a aftermarket or salvage yard switch due to GM wanting alot of money for OEM. (MORE)
What makes the tail lights work with the headlights on but the brake lights go off when you press the brake pedal on a 1998 Nissan Sentra?
Answer . Check the bulbs - they are double filamented one filament may be burned out in each bulb. It could also be your battery....run it by a car part store; they usually will check the charge of the battery for free.
Bad stop light switch? Located at the upper end of the brake pedal under dash area
What fuse controls the brake lights on a 1984 Chevy camero all lights work except no brake lights when the brake pedal is pushed?
its probably not a fuse at all, but it could be your brake light switch. its under the dash hooked to the pedal. I had to replace one on my 84 t-bird
It probably indicates that both your other brake lights are burned out and need replacing. BTW: It is illegal in most (if not all) jurisdictions to drive this way.
brake light plunger switch on the brake pedal maybe faulty, remove it and connect the two wires together and pull apart and see if lights go on and off
Whats wrong when all the lights work except the brake lights and the fuses and bulbs are good and the outside cab brake light works?
If all the fuses and bulbs are new and work properly, the lightscould be malfunctioning due to a short in the wiring. The wiringmay also be damaged or burned out in places.
What fuse controls the brake lights on a 96 Chevy 1500 All lights and turn signals work except no brake lights when brake pedal is pushed?
I'm not exactly sure which fuse it is, but it doesn't sound like a fuse to me. I would check the switch on the pedal, just simply short acrost it from terminal to terminal with a screwdriver, if the brake lights come on, the switch on the pedal is bad, if they don't then it probably is a fuse.
Hi My astra van has just failed its mot because the centre stop lamp isn't working ??? Is it easy to get it working ?? thanks ste
Why do the tail lights go off when the brake lights come on in my 89 celica and it only happens when the head lights are on and when head lights are off only the passenger brake light works fuse ok?
\nAlmost 100% certain a poor ground causes this problem.\n. \nOpen rear lamp, check for corrosion on connectors, and look for ground wire (connected nearby to the body) open the connection, clean it & re-connect, should do the trick.
2004 Chevy silverado 4wd z71 brake lights not working but the light on cab is just fine and fuses are fine. What is wrong and how do you fix it?
Check the bulbs - they are double filamented with the smaller beign for stop lights Could also be a bad turn signal switch check fuse box under hood near battery. look for 'stop lp" (stop lamp) if burned out (metal wire no longer connected internally), replace it.
Defective brake light switch - attached to the brake pedal or its associated circuitry. It might take many hours to find the problem - best to let the dealer solve this problem and soon as you could be causing false impressions on the road that you are slowing down when in actuality you are not - wh…ich could cause an accident for which you could be held liable for not maintaining all operating systems of your vehicle properly. (MORE)
Sounds like it sticking from under the brake pedal. Have the brake switch looked at. It may need to be adjusted of replaced.
1996 Chevrolet truck park lights work but brake lights don't Brake light on top of cab works so why don't the brake lights on the back of the truck work?
it could be the brake light switch that usually contacts the break pedal when you depress the brake pedal. check that out first.
Check your fuses, if there's nothing wrong there, trace down the wiring and check ALL OF IT, even the smallest break or short can cause major problems. All you need is a multimeter and someone to press the brake pedal, check all the brake light bulb connectors, you should get a 6 - 12V reading. If y…ou get a reading less than that, then you might need to replace your wiring. (MORE)
Why would a 2002 Chevy Express brake lights work when the headlights are off but when you the headlights are turned on the brake lights are on and go off when you press the pedal?
i found it to be the tail light harnesses go bad . a common problem with them because the bulb sockets short out.
Why wont a 2001 Volkswagen Passat rear lights light up when all lights are on.but the brake lights will work when brake pedal pushed?
The 2000 to 2006 Volkswagens have had electrical recalls on them and are nitorious for having lighting problems. Best bet would be to call your dealerships and find out if they can fix it for free from the factory or sell it.
You probley have a bad wheel sensor on 1 of the wheels. You need to have a shop scan the ABS system to see whats wrong, That's the only way to know for sure whats wrong.
You either have a axel seal leaking gear oil or a wheel cylinder leaking brake fluid. A large amount of brake dust can cause this also. Remove brake drums and inspect.
Probably need to replace the brake light switch, under the dash.. check to see if you are under warranty. it is very important to get all problems solved before your warranty gets up.
Rear brake light does not work when foot pedal is pressed but does when hand lever pulled on 2003 harley Davidson dyna wide glide?
wire unhooked on the switch that is operated by foot lever or could be that the sender needs to be change location is near the rear brake master
Pull the release handle for the e brake and then while its pulled out pull up on the pedal
Check the brake light switch. It should be mounted on the upper part of the brake pedal or the brake pedal frame. If the brake lights go off when you unplug it you have a stuck or shorted switch.
you need to clean the electric contacts on the rear lights, its just a earthing problem
Just to the right of your headlight switch on your dash is a gauge panel dimmer. wheel switch , when that is rotated all the way up it turns on the courtesy lights ,. and I believe that will also turn on the cargo lights
I don't know about the brake lights. I know that most cars, when you turn it off and get out, the head lights and main backlights stays on for a while but then goes off. The brake lights? Maybe it's the way that car is or something is wrong with the brake or you have it on wrong. .
Why is my -89 Camaro RS e-brake light staying on I had the e-brake on and pushed the brake pedal down it stopped for half a second and then went all the way down Why won't the brake light go off?
I found the problem, one of the brake lines going to the rear wheels is leaking. :(
In most new cars the parking brake light is also activated when the linings of your brakes wear out.
Brake Light Failure to Turn Off . The most common cause for brake lights to remain ON when the pedal is not depressed as that the brake light switch is not properly adjusted . . IF the brake light switch is definitely good [working properly] then the most likely cause for the brake lights to re…main turned on is that the position of the switch [the distance of the plunger tip from the brake pedal arm] is not adjusted properly . . Most mechanical type switches are adjusted by screwing the switch [which has a threaded mounting to a hole in the mounting bracket] either toward or away from the brake pedal arm [which depresses the switch plunger to turn off the brake lights]. . It is immeasurably helpful to have an assistant stand behind the vehicle to observe and report the changes [on-off, etc.] as you make adjustments of the switch position. You should continue to make changes in the adjustment until the brake lights stay OFF when the brake pedal is not depressed , and the brake lights come on when the pedal is depressed. (MORE)
What is wrong when the rear lights of 02 Chrysler town and countrywon't shut off unless you pull the brake light fuse?
Brake Lights "Stuck" ON Usually this is caused by the brake light switch position NOT being adjusted properly . Another possibility is that the brake pedal is NOT returning fully to the retracted position. Another possibility is that the brake light switch internal contacts have become stuck t…ogether [welded from heat buildup. (MORE)
A bad brake light switch, and it is bolted to the steering column in under the dash.
The brake light switch is either broken or out of adjustment. The switch is located above the brake pedal.
When replacing the shoes, it is usually necessary to reconnect the parking brake cable to the shoe assembly. Be certain that 1) The parking brake pedal/handle is returning properly aligned to a full "rest' position. OR 2)Look under the car and be sure that the junction of r/r and l/r cables are even…ly distributed. OR 3) remove drums or inspect rear parking brake return mechanisms, to be sure they are returning properly (MORE)
Both are indications of trouble within the braking system. That's what warning lights are for. You will need to take the vehicle to a shop or the dealer to get the problem diagnosed.
Open the tail gate, remove two small screws that hold the tail light assembly in place, wiggle the tail light assembly out, twist out socket and replace the bulb.
Why do the brake lights on your 2002 Ford Focus stay on when the car is moving but if you put the car in park and press the pedal the brake lights go on and off as you press and release the pedal?
Replace the bulbs in the high-mount brake light. Most likely they're all burnt out. I had the same problem, and that fixed it. Cost: $15.00 for the bulbs. See sources and related links below for bulb information.
Normally its a bad bulb - see sources and related links below for bulb information . Could be corrosion in one of the bulb sockets . Could be a bad brake switch . Could be wiring harnesses or wires shorting out 03 Elantra...there is a plastic "spacer" on the brake pedal linkage, that the tip o…f the brake switch touches that pushes the switch in to turn the brake lights off. If the spacer breaks, the lights stay on...the switch was still good though. I replaced the spacer with a small bolt and nut that had the same thickness so no adjustment of the switch was needed. Problem solved. (MORE)
Nissan Frontier brake light bulb replacement: Purchase the correct replacement brake light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement brake light bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the replacement procedure. As simple as …it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for brake light bulb replacement instructions and illustrations. You may want to consider replacing both left and right at the same time in order to keep brightness and color equal (optional). (MORE)
Depending on the vehicle, the brake light is either a separate bulb or a single bulb with two elements in it. A power surge could blow all three bulbs, but a bad brake switch is more likely. Could be a fuse also. The brake swith is at the top of the arm that the brake pedal is on. You can jump acros…s the two wires on the switch and the lights should come on. If they don't, it is most likely a fuse. (MORE)