yes bulbs,yes fuse, yes brakes switch... everyone should have a shop manual for their vehicle, and the library should have a professional shop manual(wiring diagrams and more detailed info) available in the reference section for FREE....make copies of the right sections, and fix it like a PRO!! good luck Dave :) You probably have a brake light safety switch out in your car, it is located directly behind your brake pedal. it simply un screws and disconnects. so what u can do is take it out go get checked at ur local car parts store and if it is bad replace it. most likely that that could be it. There are a few other possibilities: 1)the fuse is either burned out or not inserted properly or, 2) there is no electrical current getting to the switch or lights [an "open" circuit] or, 3) the brake light switch, mounted on or near the steering column and/or the brake pedal ARM, may ONLY be out of adjustment or, 4) the switch is defective. To begin, install a new fuse, regardless of whether the old fuse looks good, or not. Then, check out the switch BEFORE you buy a replacement, or check anything else. First, let us discuss how the brake switch is adjusted, and then how it works. The brake switch is adjusted, after loosening the locking nut, by "screwing" it in or out, into or out of it's mounting bracket. The switch works like the light switch in a refrigerator, in that it is OFF [contacts open] when the brake pedal is fully released, and when the pedal is depressed, a spring inside the switch pushes the switch plunger to an extended, switch ON [contacts closed] position. IF the switch is screwed too far in, then when the brake pedal is depressed, the plunger cannot extend far enough and the switch does not turn on. To test the switch, simply remove the wiring harness at the switch, loosen the locking nut, and unscrew [back out] the switch a few turns so that the plunger can fully extend. Properly reconnect the wiring harness. While a helper watches the brake lights, you cycle the switch plunger from fully in to fully out several times. IF the brake lights do turn on and off, the switch is OK and only needs to be screwed back in until the lights go out, plus another one half turn in. Then tighten the locing nut, and the job is finished. On the other hand, if the switch test does not turn the lights on, there could be two remaining causes: 1) there is an "open" circuit or, 2) the switch is defective and must be replaced. First check for electrical current at the fuse block, and at the switch connector. If there is power there, then to save time install, and properly adjust, a new brake light switch. If that does not solve the problem, you will have to seek out and repair an open circuit fault somewhere between the switch and the brake lights themselves. Good luck. j3h.
Check bulbs, fuse, brake light sensors.
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.
slightly apply the E brake
The part of the car that turns on the brake lights when you apply pressure to the brake pedal is called the brake switch. Releasing pressure from the pedal causes the brake switch to break its electrical contact, turning off the lights.
There probably is only one cause for your interior lights to go on when you apply the brakes. There probably are brake light wires and interior wires that have warned together.
APPLY BRAKES AND SEE IF BRAKE LIGHTS COME ON. IF NO BRAKE LIGHTS, REPLACE THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH LOCATED ON THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM AND THIS SHOULD ALLOW YOU TO SHIFT OUT OF PARK. IF THAT BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH IS BROKE, YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO GET IT OUT OF PARK
Check to see if all the wires are connected at the abs sensors especially at the rear wheels ---- Sounds pretty weird, but a typical brake job does not normally have anything to do with the ABS system / warning lights. The combination of ABS & Traction Control warning lights is a key indicator that one of the wheel sensors has failed. See "Related Questions" below for more specifics regarding the ABS sensors.
Yes, it has brake lights.
Because there is a problem with the Anti-Lock Brake System. Not a DIY repair. Take it to a professional.
Apply the e-brake.
Yes they indeed have brake lights...
Then the brake lights are out but the middle one still lights up. (:
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
check the fuse, brake lights have their own, & check the brake switch at the top of the brake pedal
As far as I know, the older BMW uses brake sensor inline with the brakpads. Once the pads are low enough, the sensor get worn down, which use to conduct electricity no longer do so. As a result, the sensor lights are tripped. To reset the lights, you need to replace the brake sensors.
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?
on the brake pedal under the dash is a brake light switch. that when you depress the brake it turns your lights on. you might wanna check that
On most vehicles if you apply the parking brake one or two clicks it will turn the lights off and not appy the brake.
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.
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
they are not brake lights they are fog lights and they turn on because it is for the car behind to see you
the brake lights are on a separate cuircut,if your brake lights are staying then it will be a fault with the brake light switch. the switch is located under dash,and will be on or very close to brake pedal.
There may be a cut in the wire(s). You will need a Digital Volt Meter to test the wire(s) at your brake light. There is a switch that is actuated when you apply pressure to the brake pedal. If the switch is malfunctioning your lights won't come on.
The brake lights and the tail lights are separate circuits. Check the brake light fuse, then check the brake light bulbs, then check the brake light switch.
Blinkers can work without brake lights. Brake lights are activated by a switch that is switched by the brake petal and the turn signals are acivated by your turn signal switch on your steering column. The two are two separate circuits. I suggest you check out the switch on your brake pedal to see if it is working properly. It must have 12 volts applied to one side when it is not acitvated and 12 volts should be on both sides when it is activated. When the 12 volts is on both sides of the brake switch, it should apply 12 volts to your brake lights and then they should come on.