Brake switch needs replaced.
The turn signal switch overrides the brake light circuit while the turn signals are on. If the switch is damaged or worn out the brake lights won't work.
i have tail lights but do not have brake lights nor do i have turn signals. i have replaced brake switch and all bulbs
Check the brake light fuse. If you have 12 volts at the brake light switch I would suspect the signal light switch is at fault.
a crappy car. my 99 beetle has the same problem. brake light switch new, bulbs and fuses new. brake lights just work whenever the heck they want. this is one of the many reasons my car has a for sale sign in the window. good luck.
Your brake light switch is faulty. It is very difficult to fit the new one as it is a one shot switch (1 chance of putting it in properly).
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.
Check the brake switch at the pedal.
The brake lights won't turn off because the brake light switch on the pedestal of the brake pedal needs to be replaced.
"Stuck" brake lights indicate that the brake light switch on the brake pedal is broken. It should be replaced.
If you have the same bulb for brake and signal, brake light power needs to be interrupted by the signal lights, The brake circuit has to go through the signal light switch so the problem could be there.
Check the brake light switch. This can cause the brake lights to go out. There have been a couple of recalls on the 2001 for this exact problem. Contact your local VW dealer and have the switch replaced.
Check the fuse. Then check the wiring.
check fuses & brake lights switch located on brake pedal
Check sockets and grounds
When break lights do not turn off when the brake pedal is fully retracted suggests two possible causes: * The brake light switch is out of adjustment and needs to be adjusted. * The brake light switch is defective and needs to be replaced.
check the wires at brake light switch on brake pedal they are bad about breaking brake light switch
Switch on brake pedal needs tightened replaced, or switch for lights needs tightened or replaced.
THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH IS NOT PUTTING OUT BATTERY WHENEVER THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PUSHED DOWN. CHECK TO SEE IF BRAKE LIGHTS COME ON WHEN BRAKE PEDAL IS PUSHED DOWN. IF BRAKE LIGHTS COME ON, THEN YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO SHIFT IT OUT OF PARK. IF NO BRAKE LIGHTS, THEN IT WON'T SHIFT OUT OF PARK. IF THIS IS THE CASE, THEN REPLACE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH.
The problem points to the directional/lights and hazard switch. The brake light wiring is part of that circuit.You can buy the switch after market it is about $70.00.
turn signal switch needs replaced!
the brake light switch on the brake pedal is bad and needs to be replaced. A $10.50 part at parts store.
You may need to check your brake light switch. It is a small switch located on top of your brake peddle (up on the arm of the peddle). This switch allows the brake lights to come on whenever you push the peddle.
Check the switch at the brake pedal, it is what makes the brakes come on, it may be malfunctioning.
Check the fuse for the headlights. It is probably open.