every vehicle must have brake lights to indicate that the vehicle is stopping. with no brake lights the vehicle can cause a rear end collision.
Brake lights are on continuously while you are driving. Every time the brake pedal is depressed.
There is usually a short somewhere when you press the pedal. check all the wires under the car for a bare wire touching the body or frame.
i got a 2006toyota highlander my tail lights dont work but,every other light works please help me
somebody put a single filiment bulb in a dual receptacle socket or visa versa chech rear bulbs first
Motorcycles can only have one.
Usually in every vehicle the brake lights come on when the brake pedal is pushed in. There is a switch connected to the pedal in some way to make the light switch on.
You would have to change the brake pads in your vehicle every 15,000 miles or sooner. It depends on how much you drive your vehicle. The more your drive, the earlier you have to replace the brakes.
You may have a electrical device that is not shutting off when it should such as a glove box light, trunk light, brake lights, interior lights, engine compartment light, etc.
This is dependent on how you drive and brake your vehicle. You should check them visually every 5000 miles.
Sticking Brake LightsI had this very same problem when I owned a Nissan 300zx. There is a switch in front of the brake pedal that when the brake pedal is pressed the metal part of the pedal presses down on a little button which turns the brake lights on when pressing the pedal. What I did was I got under the dash, took a flashlight and put a little piece of tape in between the pedal and the switch. It acted as a cushion because the pedal wasn't pushing down on the switch as it was pushing on the tape and when I pressed on the pedal the lights would come on but the tape pushed the pedal back to shut the switch off. If you want to avoid all this consider having your brake pedal adjusted. If your brake lights come on still consider having your cars wiring checked out.
I would check the brake regulator switch, located under the dash near the top of the brake pedal. Its a silver piece that has a button like switch that activates every time you press on the brake pedal causing the light to turn on. It could be stuck in, causing the brake light to stay on.
Sounds like bulbs need to be replaced--they most likely are double filamented-larger filament for tail lights and smaller for brake lights be a broken wire or a bad ground Depends on the car....most use 2 different circuits the top light going straight to the brake pedale switch and the tailights going through a control module THEN to the tailights. Check EVERY fuse you have in the car
Check for a loose fuse, check your wiring, check the connections, sounds like something is loose. Also make note as to when it turn off, are pressing the brake? using the turn signal? I had a firebird that every time I press the brake the signal lights would turn on and the radio would turned off, that turned out to be I used the wrong bulb in my brake lights
If it is still on when your car is off it may be a sensor to your brake lights that may need looked at. If it is on when your car is running it may just be something to do with day time running lights. If it is still on when your car is off it may be a sensor to your brake lights that may need looked at. If it is on when your car is running it may just be something to do with day time running lights.
Check your brake fluid level, if its low it can cause this problem. if that's not the case, take it to a mechanic asap.
Every automobile legally must have a deceleration indicator light system. This systems is most commonly referred to as the braking system, or brake lights.
so every one can see it and you cant miss it and its a bright color and most of the time it says stop
There is no set time or even mileage to change ANY brake pads. It depends entirely on the quality of pads and how you drive. -You should check them every 6 months and when they get down to 3/32 of brake material that's the time to change.
a short in one of the park lights
there is not a bleeder hose on the brakes. but there is a bleeder valve on every brake on every wheel
You have bad ground in the switch
My exp has been every 35,000 to 45,000 miles. I drive a little bit more spirited than most.
In a series circuit there is only one path through every component in the circuit. Breaking that path by removing a bulb will stop the current flow...all lights go out.
brake fluid changes and brake inspections should be done atleast every two years, mainly the brake fluid has a tendancy to soak up moisture in the air and then this accumulated water tends to boil in the lines and calipers and brake cylinders during use, causing air pockets and a degradtion of braking, and can cause a complete loss of brakes at times.