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What will cause the brake lights on a 1991 Chevrolet pickup to stay on after the vehicle is turned off?


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2006-02-18 21:09:47
2006-02-18 21:09:47

The brake light switch is under the dash, and whenever the brake pedal is touched the brake light comes on. If the switch has failed or is out of adjustment it will leave the brake light on.


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