check all of the fuses.if they are ok, check the bulbs. If ok, have the headlight switch checked out. My dad has a 95 contour that had the same problem the tail lights and interior lights went out. There was some switch( I believe under the dash) that controled it, that had to be replaced by Ford. I found this question actually looking for it because I had the same problem with my 93 Ford Probe. I tried everything. Changed fuses in car, checked bulbs, checked wiring, changed the brake light switch. Nothing worked. Finally figured out it was VERY simple problem!!! It was a fuse under the hood. There's a fuse box under there that I didn't even know of for a while. When I changed it I didn't even know if that was it and IT WAS. Now my dashlights and tail lights work. GOOD LUCK!!
The backup lights are a different bulb, then the turn signals and brake lights and The Number 1 reason would be that the bulbs are burned out and need replaced. Good Luck and Remember.Change Your Mind, Not Your Oil.Use the First In Synthetic Motor Oil's.See My Bio For Information & Contact Details.
Check the switch on the brake pedal
brake switch ???
Most likely no brake lights would be due to a faulty switch on the brake pedal or a bad fuse.
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Blown fuse or bad brake light switch?
brake light switch would be most common cause
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 fuse for the brake lights, they have thier own. also check the brake light switch at the at the top of the brake petal
BAD BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH AT TOP OF BRAKE PEDAL
The most likely cause is a bad brake light switch (if none of the brake lights illuminate) but if its only one of the brake lights, try changing the bulb. Even if they still work as running or turn lights because they have a double filament and may still work partially, but not as brake lights.
The bulb is burnt out. If the problem was a fuse, then all brake lights and probably the dashboard lights would be out as well.
Possible ground issue at the taillights.
Those tail lights could be the brake lights you are seeing and that would be a faulty brake light switch or the brake light switch is out of adjustment.
The bulbs are burnt out.
check the brake light switch that is on top of your brake pedal under the dash, could be out of adjustment or bad.
If you mean the brake lights are stuck on, then check the stoplight switch located on the top of the brake pedal.
it would be the brake light switch about 20 dollars at autozone
Stuck brake light switch.
Tail lights and brake lights fuse.
this happened to me on my 98 Honda accord and it was because my brake lights and sinal lights were not working properlyMost likely, the brake light switch is stuck. Have you checked your brake fluid level? You could be dangerously low.If you mean that your exterior brake lights stay on even when you aren't pressing on the brake pedal, you most likely have a bad brake light switch.If you follow your brake pedal arm up under the dash, you should see a switch that comes in contact with the arm. It might have been knocked out of position and all you need to do is put it back. If it is in its correct position, it is probably bad and will need to be replaced.It works like this...when you press on the brake pedal, the arm moves away from the switch, thus turning on your brake lights. When you release your foot from the brake pedal, it contacts the switch and your brake lights turn off.
Check your brake light switch at hte brake pedal.
If none of the brake lights are working i would suspect the brake switch at the brake pedal.