How can I get my Brake lights to turn off?
Follow the brake pedal up behind the dash. The pedal arm ususally operates a button that turns on the lights when the pedal is pushed. The button could be stuck.
The brake lights won't turn off because the brake light switch on the pedestal of the brake pedal needs to be replaced. Read More
turn the inside lights off Read More
In this order only. Turn engine off. Depress parking brake. Turn engine on. Lights will turn off. To turn lights back on relase parking brake. Read More
Is it the taillights or the brake lights? If taillights it may be a wiring problem, If brake lights check the switch on the brake pedal Read More
Check at the base of the brake if the rubber bushing is ripped around it, it will not lift the brake pedal up enough off the switch to let the lights turn off. Read More
turn the car off and apply the parking brake, when you turn the car back on, or to the accessory position, the daytime lights will not come on until you lower the brake lever Read More
Could the brake lights be remaining on instead of tail lights? If so you may need a brake light switch adjustment or replacement. Read More
It is possible the brake light switch is broken or out of adjustment and the lights you see in back are the brake lights stuck on. Read More
The only way to turn them off is to shut off the ignition, pull on the parking brake lever, then restart your engine. Running lights should be off. Once parkig brake is released, lights will come back on. Read More
What causes the brake lights to work when the headlights are off but when you turn the headlights and running lights on the brake lights go off on a 1992 Plymouth Sundance?
Often this type of behavior is caused by a bad ground for the lighting circuit. Check the ground circuit for the brake lights. Read More
Why would running lights and lower brake lights and parking lights on Subaru Impreza Outback not work when headlights and hazards and turn lights and upper brake lights do?
I have run into the same thing with this kind of car. On the steering column at the top they have a switch that will turn the running lights on or turn them off. check the switch you may have hit it and turn it on. Read More
On most vehicles if you apply the parking brake one or two clicks it will turn the lights off and not appy the brake. Read More
Check the brake light switch down on the brake pedal. Read More
I had this problem when I shut off the vehicle while the brake pedal was still depressed. I would recommend you start the vehicle up, turn on all lights, then shut back off and turn vehicle off without have foot on brake pedal. These vans havea feature which keeps the lights on for a short period after the vehicle has been shut down, but I think there is a fault in this feature when you… Read More
there is an adjustable brake light switch under the pedal. Read More
What light? Headlights / Parking lights can only be turned off while in park. turn the engine off, set the parking brake. Start the engine..... as soon as you remove the parking brake the lights will come back on Read More
Shut the car off, engage the parking brake and when you turn the car back on the lights will stay off until you release the parking brake. Read More
Assuming you mean brake lights, the brake light switch is broken or out of adjustment. Read More
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. Read More
Not immediatley, but pull over and turn on your hazard lights. Then turn off the ignition. Read More
Take a hammer to the tail lights then they will shut off but you might have to get them replaced or somting The tail lights you see may actually be the brake lights stuck on because of a faulty or out of adjustment brake light switch. Read More
Why won't the brake lights turn off when I take my foot off the brake on my 1996 Grand Cherokee limited?
Either the brake light switch is out of adjustment, or has gone bad. Read More
Take your toe and pick UP on the brake pedal. The brake pedal may not be returning as it should. Read More
Both the brake as well as headlights turn on when you turn on the lights on your 1997 Jetta GLS Brake lights stay on while driving What should you be doing?
are you sure it is the brake lights and not the tail lights. if it is the brake lights you most likely have a short some where. go to a auto eletrican It is the brake lights which turn on. Short in the switch or the wiring? Read More
Brake Lights do not turn off Usually this is caused by the physical position of the brake light switch not being adjusted properly. Read More
Look up under your dash where the brake pedal is attached, you will see a switch that makes the brake lights turn on when you step on the pedal and off when you leave off the pedal. The switch is probably stuck. In the meantime you could disconnect the negative battery cable so your battery doesn't die. Read More
Not sure how to while you're driving, but if your parked - press in on your e-brake, turn your car off, then turn it on and your lights won't be on. To turn them back on, simply release the brake. Read More
I take it you mean day-time running lights? Place the parking brake on the first notch will turn them off and not apply the brake. Read More
Brake Light switch works without the ignition on. unplug the brake pedal switch and check to see if the brake lights are still on..switch could be defective Read More
If parking lights stay on after the car is turned off on a 2001 Hyundai Elantra than the brake switch is malfunctioning. The brake switch turns off when pressed in and if it does not work the lights of the vehicle will stay on. Read More
your brake switch is either broken or out of alignment look above the brake pedal in your vehicle and make sure the switch is not hanging. The switch has to be closed to turn the lights off. Read More
How do you turn off the rear brake light on the Fiat panda they stay on all the time and don't turn off unless you turn the engine off?
Sounds like the brake light switch is broken or way out of adjustment. You could remove the fuse to shut them off but don't drive the vehicle with no brake lights. Read More
Engaging your parking brake should turn off the daytime running lights Read More
No , the rear brake lights do not turn on when you use your parking brake , just the brake light on your dash is supposed to come on Read More
My 2000 Toyota Tundra Truck, the brake lights come on when your not pressing on the brake paddle. Not even even if the car is on. Read More
On a 2000 Chevy Silverado why would the head lights pop on after taking the parking brake off or when it gets dark the dash board lights go out?
The lights are automatic for your daytime running lights AND your regular head lights. There is a light sensor on your dash that knows when it get dark. When it's dark your headlights will automatically come on, daytime lights turn off and your dashboard lights will dim as a result, since you no longer need them to be that bright when it's dark. As far as the parking brake, it triggers your daytime lights to… Read More
yes you can in most cars putting on the emergency brake just a click or two will turn off the daytime running lights. Read More
It could be a blown fuse. Tail lights and brake/turn are on separate fuses. Apparently there is not a ground problem since brake/turn works OK. Read More
Could be the brake light switch above the brake pedal. Read More
# Bad brake light switch (on top of the brake pedal under the dash), or; # A shorted turn signal switch. Read More
First shut the vehicle off, then set the parking brake, then start it back up, the lights should remain off. Once you release the e-brake the lights will come back on. Read More
You should be able to pull your e-brake up ONE click on these cars. This should turn off day-time running lights without actually setting the e-brake at all. Read More
you can turn them off by disabling the automatic lights which is done by cutting the wire should be a grey wire on the back of the switch itself but i'd get a diagram to find out which color wire is the right one instead of cutting the wire you can you can pull the emergency brake one click and light up the brake light in the cluster the lights will turn off. Read More
engage the parking brake , or shut the engine off Read More
Where would the problem be if the brake lights do not turn off when you turn the car off completely?
One of the first things to check would be the brake light switch, it is usually located under the dash somewhere along the lever that the brake pedal is attached to. Read More
How do you repair brake light short headlights on no brake lights just the cyclops lights off brake lights and cyclops all bulbs new and correct no obvious wire damage or switch wear?
Your question was a little unclear, does the brakelight work when the headlights are off but not when they're on? If that's the case, it's a ground problem. Check the ground to the tail light/brake light assembly. If the brake lights don't work at all, check the turn signal switch. Brake lights are routed throug the turn signal so that you can use the same bulb for turn signal and brake light. BTW, if you… Read More
Normally this is caused by a defective brake light switch or one that is out of adjustment. Read More
The only thing that will work with key OFF is the brake lights,head lights and emergency flashers. Dome light will also work. Read More
Only the front lights stay on for safety. You need to turn on your lights to get the back lights to come on. To turn off the front safety lights just push your emergency brake on one click. Read More