Brake light switches are usually attached somewhere on the lever of the brake pedal. When you depress the brake pedal this action in somw way activates the switch either by opening or closing a circuit. Because the lack of brake lights can cause some serious accidents, if your switch is "sticking" you should replace it immediately for your own safety and the safety of the other drivers in your community.
sometime when you step on the brake to remove it out of park the relese gets stuck try stepping on brake and shaking gear shift handle We had a similar problem, and the answer that it is the Stop Light Switch on the brake pedal itself is Correct! Did cost $6 to fix, fixed the problem immediately and only 2 bolts to replace. Very easy. Very inexpensive!
It is telling you that you have a problem. The anti-lock brake light is telling you that the anti-lock safety device is in the off position. There may be a blown fuse for that unit, or a switch to turn it back on, or it may need a mechanic. Look for a switch first. If the brake light is on all the time, you may have a cylinder leaking brake fluid. There is a switch that is thrown if the breaking system gets out of adjustment that way, that is if one side gets more break fluid than the other.
you have to pull the feed wire off the brake switch to supply power to the new third brake light. get a test light and test the wires on the brake switch....one is hot all the time the other one gets hot when you depress the pedal....that is the one you need. do not take it pull your power from the rear light it might have an intergrated turn signal wire. which would make your 3rd brake light blink.. ok.have fun! you have to pull the feed wire off the brake switch to supply power to the new third brake light. get a test light and test the wires on the brake switch....one is hot all the time the other one gets hot when you depress the pedal....that is the one you need. do not take it pull your power from the rear light it might have an intergrated turn signal wire. which would make your 3rd brake light blink.. ok.have fun!
CHECK SWITCH ON TOP OF CLUTCH PEDAL AS IT SOMETIMES GETS STUCK
I am not sure but there should be a switch by the brake pad to release the safety neutral switch to allow you to shift. Try that.
Adjust the brake switch located on either the brake lever itself, or it will be attached underneath the dash. SOunds like your brake switch is off or broken. Look at the brake pedal and there is a switch around it that gets activated by you pushing the pedal - that is what needs to be adjusted or replaced. The brake light switch has probably come loose or broken. Look under the dash near the brake pedal arm. There is a switch attached to a bracket.
Should be located at the upper end of the brake pedal under dash area Check to see that one side has power at all times and the other side only gets power when switch is closed
Because there's a short somewhere in the system, and it's probably on the master cylinder. VW, for some reason, used a brake light switch that's activated by brake fluid pressure. The switch is under the car where it gets wet.
Brake switch. Look behind the pedal. Push that in, and your brake should turn off. The problem is that your clip that goes into a hole in the pedal is now gone. So, the switch never gets pushed in. Tyler Killswitch Performance Brake switch. Look behind the pedal. Push that in, and your brake should turn off. The problem is that your clip that goes into a hole in the pedal is now gone. So, the switch never gets pushed in. Tyler Killswitch Performance
Wiggle the key as you turn the key while in the ignition switch. My 1994 gets stuck about once a month.
AnswerOn an related topic, sometimes when doing a brake job, the emergency brake gets bumped. Usually only one click, and the Brake light comes on. Make sure the emergency brake is all the way up, and the switch located at the top of the pedal is no longer depressed. If it is, with the emergency brake all the way up, loosen the switch and move it away from the pedal until the light goes off. Then tighten it. Your issue with the light may, just may, have little to do with the work you performed (with a little luck).The brake system should be opened and flushed as rust has contaminated the system. Its possible that the rust has accumulated in the the lines or more than likely in the proportioning valve causing the light to stay on.
you are either low on brake fluid, the Ebrake switch is on or you have air in your brake lines. try lifting the ebrake and see if the light gets brighter. If it does, try unpluging the wire that goes to the brake master cylinder. If this don't work then i recomend taking it to a shop to have it looked at! Good Luck... Michael on my 97 es300 the brake light was staying on because ebrake inside of back rotor was worn all the way down and system was sensing this.