Check the ground wire to the brake lights.
Bad brake switch. Typically located at the top of the brake pedal.
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
Check the brake light switch, it's under the dashboard, connected to the brake pedal.
yes, they do
There is a switch on top of the steering column dead center. You must have accidently turned it on. It's a parking light.
Assuming you have the lights turned off, you are seeing the brake lights. They are more than likely on because the brake light switch is defective or out of adjustment.
This usually means a bad or wrong bulb in the tail lights
Brake light switch needs adjusting or replacement.
Defective or mis-adjusted brake light switch
On a toyota tacoma 2003 SR5 when the tail lights are turned on the brake lights come on and when the tail lights are of the brake lights work just fine what could be the problem. If the truck has a trailer plug, inspect the plug and plug wiring for damage and corrosion.
The rear lights of your car will still on even if your car was off because the switch was turned on and it will still remain on until the battery's out. Another possibility, if the headlight switch is off and the ignition switch is off, the brake light switch may be out of adjustment or broken and what you're seeing is the brake lights on.
You don't unless you are parked with the engine running. If you are parked and you want the engine running but don't want the daytime running lights on just shut the car off and set the parking brake then start the car back up. The lights should remain off until you release the parking brake.
Bulbs blown/Brake lamp switch inoperative
Answerwire shortage!Brake light switch is broken or out of adjustment.
In the back should be tail lights which always come on when the headlights or parking lights are on, and stoplights which come on whenever the brakes are pressed. The stoplights should be brighter than the tail lights, but they should be separate.
The brake light switch needs adjustment. Located on the brake pedal swing arm. Adjust until the light comes on when the pedal is moved 1/4 inch.
Switch is defective or out of adjustment.
Check bulbs Check fuse for parking/tailights Check brake light fuse
Brake lights should NOT be effected by the headlights. Brake light function is completely independent of the headlights. Assuming you are not refering to the tail lights, or marker lights, which are supposed to come when the head lights are turned on. Not having brake lights when the head lights are on is a big safety problem and should be corrected.
by design the DAY-TIME-RUNNING lights are not intended to be turned off by choice. When you start the 99 blazer with the parking brake on, the DTR lights are off. When you release the parking brake they come on. When you park again and apply the parking brake the DTR lights will stay on, unless you stop the engine and re-start the engine. Since the DTR lights are inter-wired to the regular headlights, they can not be defeated without affecting the regular headlights.
If brake lights remain on - check the operation and adjustment of the stoplight switch usually located at the upper end of the brake pedal My lights remained on all day, draining my battery. I found a shim on the upper brake pedal linkage between the linkage and the light switch. The shim had rotted out -- if you're lucky, there is a spare in the hole next to it. If not, locate a new one.
Break lights come on when you step on the break, they do not come on when the head lights are turned on.
Brake Light Failure to Turn OffThe 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 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.