What would cause the brake lights to stay on when the headlights are on?
You should consult the owner's manual, as this appears to be a fuse/electrical issue. You might also consider removing your foot from the brake pedal when driving at night. Happy braking!
Why would the brake lights on a 1998 318ti work normally without the headlights but stay on constantly with the headlights?
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?
Why would my 97 mercury villager brake lights not work but dash and tail light come on when braking?
I would check the rear bulbs. I just had this issue and it ended up my brother had used the wrong bulb, and odd enough it caused the brake lights to stay on with headlights. When headlights were not on and you applied the brakes the dash would light and brake lights worked. Strange, HUH? I must admit before this revelation, I replaced headlight switch and brake switch, with no avail.
What would cause brake lights to come on when you turn on headlights on a 1990 firebird but work normal when headlights are off?
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?
What would cause brake lights to work normally without headlights but stay on constantly when headlights are on?
they don't Dual element bulbs You may be referring to a dual-element bulb ie. bulb #1157. When the headlights are turned on, the taillight element comes on with the brakelight element working regardless of the lights being on or off. Of course this applies only to certain make and models. Some have separate bulbs, but I don't think this is what you were referring to...
Why would a car's running lights and dash lights come on when the brake pedal is pushed and the brake lights come on with the headlights?
have you replaced a brake light bulb? if you have a combined sidelight and brakelight you need a double contact bulb. if someone has fitted a single contact bulb, eg an indicator bulb, the terminal touches both the brake and sidelight terminals crossing them out, bringing sidelights on when brake and brakelights when s/lights switched on. hope this helps
What would cause the Brake lights on a 2000 s10 to not work at all Turn signals work Tail lights work Reverse lights work but none of the 3 brake lights work.?
you have bad contact in ground cable of the brake lights You might also like to check that there has not been a bulb replacement lately that uses a single contact in a double contact socket. This would have the effect of shorting the brake and tail light inputs and thus turn on ALL lights when brakes are applied or the parking lights turned on.
Why would your brake warning light come on and no other brake warning lights are on emergency brake is off on your 1999 Oldsmobile eighty eight?
Would anyone know why your transmission isn't coming out of park and the brake lights wont come on but the parking lights on the back and headlights work on a 96 civic dx?
Look at your brake pedal where it connects under the dash. The problems you are having are both related to the brake pedal. There is a safety feature that won't allow you to shift your tranny until you have applied the brake, and since your brake lights are not coming on, there is either an electrical connection or a mechanical connection that is not working.
Why on a 1987 Toyota Camry when the headlights are on the brake lights are always on but go off when you press on the brakes?
Any time you have an strange problem with lights it is a poor ground. Your tail lights are back feeding through the brake lights instead of going to ground. I would start by running a jumper wire to the tail light and brake light ground and I would guess the problem would be fixed. You might also want to look at your break light failure indicator. It commonly goes bad in these models.
Not all the lights are on the same circuit. Check your fuses first to see if one is blown. The owner's manual will tell you what circuit the headlights are on and where the fuses are located. Usually it is under the dash, drivers side far right. You can probably read the circuit name on the fuse box if your eyes are betteer than mine. If the fuse is blown, replace it with one of…