Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch.
Fuse 7 controls the brake lights. It should be a red 10amp fuse.
Brake light switch needs adjusting or replacement.
Check the brake light fuse, the bulbs, the brake light switch and last, check the signal switch.
Your thermostat might be stuck open
Check the brake switch on the brake pedal, if the switch is bad or a fuse is blown, the shifter will not release.
You probably have a bad ground. Check the grounds on the brake lights.
never done a tercel before, but generally the back lights and brake lights are reached by going into the trunk or hatcback. you may have to pull back some lining to reach the lights
blubs blown? Check the turn signal switch.
Above the brake pedal. If your main brake lights dont work but your third center brake light does, then the brake light switch is not the problem. Its is the turn signal switch.
Brake pads need to be replaced
that sounds like i ground in the bake by the lights or if it has a trailer plug i would start their
Check bulbs Check fuse Check the operation and adjustment of the stop light switch
you have to open the hatch, take all the plastic interior apart, just to get to your bulbs. its a pain.
Start with the fuses, then check the bulbs, then start tracing wires.
Check the bulbs they are double filamented smaller for stop lights larger for tailights Check for a bad ground Check fuse