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you may have wires crossed if some one has installed a new radio system recentley My Villager did this a couple of years ago. After countless hours in the shop it ended up being the rear taillight. The lead contacts on the bulbs were touching one another and shorting the system.

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Q: Why would a 1996 Mercury Villager dash lights go on when the brake is applied and have no brake lights if dash lights are on?
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Why are the brake lights on your 2001 mercury villager stuck on?

If the brake lights stay on that probably means the switch on the brake pedal that activates them is defective.

Why do the brake lights stay on 2001 mercury villager?

This is usually cause by a stuck brake light switch on the brake pedal. Replace it.

What could cause a 97 Mercury Villager's parking lights and dash lights come on when brakes are applied and the brake lights not to operate?

check the contacts on the brake light bulbs correspond with the terminals in the holder, eg not a single contact bulb in a double contact holder

What if your brake lights are stuck on can you unplug 1 side of your battery on a 94 mercury villager?

"Stuck" brake lights indicate that the brake light switch on the brake pedal is broken. It should be replaced.

2002 Mercury Villager brake light lights up on rough roads.?

Brake light switch needs adjusting or replacing. It is too sensitive.

What would cause the brake lights to stay on in a 1995 villager?

I have a 98 Villager and I had the same problem. I found that the brake light switch at the brake pedal needed adjusting. Just loosen the lock nut and adjust the switch so that the brake lights do not stay on but only come on when the brakes are applied, then tighten the locknut. Worked for me. Hope this helps.

Where is the cruise control brake pedal switch on a 2002 Mercury villager?

On the brake pedal.

Where is the brake light switch located on a 1994 mercury villager?

On the brake pedal assembly.

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 type of brake fluid is used in a 2000 mercury villager?

Just normal DOT3 brake fluid.

Why do my mercury villager brake lights stay on constant?

Not only the brake switch but also there are 2 plastic buttons that depress the switches sometimes these wear out and need replaced ,I couldn't find these so I improvised .

How to adjust the emergency brake on a 1995 Mercury Villager?

It is self-adjusting, normally.

How do you change rear brake light 2001 mercury villager?

To change the rear brake light on a Mercury Villager, the tail gate must first be lifted. This allows access to the lens, which must be removed with a screwdriver. Then, the bulb may be replaced.

How do you replace the rear brakes and are special tools needed for a 1997 Mercury Villager?

The brakes on the Villager are as straight forward as the brakes on a 1965 Mercury. Only normal brake tools are required.

Where do you find a rear brake diagram for 2001 Mercury Villager?

In a repair manual or online.

Where is master brake cylinder on 1997 mercury villager?

Mounted to the firewall on the driver's side.

Why don't my 1994 mercury villager brake lights shut off with out disconnecting the battery?

Two plastic pads on the brake pedal which press on two switches on a bracket are missing. Meaning the switches never get pressed and the brake lights stay on and run down the battery. See a dealer to put new plastic "buttons" in the pedal.

What causes the brake lights to fail when all other lights are working fine?

The BOO (Brake On/Off) Switch may need to be replaced. If it is bad, it would cause the brake lights to NOT illuminate when the brake pedal is applied.

Where is the map sensor located on a 2000 Mercury Villager?

On the firewall near the brake master cylinder.

What would cause the brake lights to stay on after the car is off?

There is a switch down at the brake pedal, It's most likely bad. This is true. There is a switch under the brake pedal that probably needs to be adjusted or replaced. I have this same problem in my 1998 mercury villager. I have not replaced or adjusted the switch...not sure the cost or how hard it is to do. However, I have found that once you are in park, if the brake lights do not go off, I press down hard on the brake pedal and the lights go off.

How do you remove the brake caliper on a 94 mercury villager?

Remove the two slider screws that hold it in place.

Why are the brake lights always on in my mercury cougar?

Your brake light switch under your pedal is brobaly stuck

The brake lights dont work on my 1989 Mercury Grand Marquis but all other lights work?

change the brake lights check the fuse check the brake light swtch

Your 1998 mercury mystique brake lights don't work is there a sensor that needs to be replaced or just a fuse?

check fuses & brake lights switch located on brake pedal

Check tranny fluid in 98 Mercury Villager?

In the 1997 Mercury Villager, the Transmission fluid dipstick is located on the driver's side of the engine just in front of and below the master cylinder/brake fluid check. The 97 Villager has a bulbous knob on top with no indication that it is the Transmission fluid.