put your foot on the brake pedal and press down while some one looks at the brake light to see if it lights up
That warning light means a light bulb is out. Check all of your brake lights (including the brake light on the rear dash!)
More than likely there is a switch near the top of the brake pedal that is faulty. It usually looks like a small button that is released when you press on the brake pedal which turns on the brake lights.
Running lights (left side): Fuse #47 -- Running lights (right side): Fuse #48 -- Brake lights: Fuse #54. Fuse panel is on the lower left side (underneath) the dashboard. NOTE: If it is your brake lights that are not working and fuse # 54 looks okay, check the brake light switch, it may have gone bad.
Brake pads need to be replaced
Follow your brake pedal up towards the steering column about 12 inches. When you press the brake you will see it comes back to rest on a part that looks like a thick threaded screw with a small black plastic cylinder that goes in and out of the end of the screw. Looks like very small spark plug. That is the Brake Switch. When you press the brake the little black cylinder pops out and turns your brake lights on. When you release the brake there is another piece of plastic on the brake pedal arm that comes to rest on the switch and turns your brake lights off. If your brake lights are staying on, the piece of plastic on the pedal arm is most likely in pieces on your floorboard, It looks like a flat disc or washer about the size of penny, width and roundness,on the brake pedal arm. You can replace it with anything about the same size. Make sure its wide enough to hit your brake switch but not so wide that it makes your brakes drag.
Depends on the vehicle; could be drum/shoe arrangement with cable actuation; could be rear disc brake pads with cable or could be rear disc brake with inner shoe and drum inside the rotor.
It's in the top of the rear window, it almost looks like the defogger wires, except it's not a straight wire. Note: If you are having FM reception problems, especially when the rear window defogger is on, it could be that one (or more) of the defogger wires are broken. It'll be in one of two places. The Windwhield or Rear Window. It's a wire inside of the glass. Hope this helps. tj
it means that one of your brake lights are out .thats why it only lights up when you hit the brakes. once you replace it , the light will go off.
I believe it's a poor ground contact possibly within the switch itself. if your car is rusty look for external ground contacts and make sure that they are on clean shiney metal. If all looks good i'd replace the switch.
. your question about the brake light. the brake light shown not light up went you press on the brake pedal. if it light up is went you have a brake problem. good look
It looks like the brake lights / turn signals have one of the fuses in common : In the fuse panel located under and to the left of the steering wheel , by the brake pedal , FUSE # 13 - 20 amp - for STOP LAMP SWITCH ( LAMPS ) , TURN / HAZARD FLASHER , and speed control module
The switch is located at the top of the steering column near the brake pedal. There is a bracket attached to the brake pedal that contacts and opens the switch when the brake is not being applied. Push on the brake the switch closes, and the lights come on. Look up the switch on Autozone.com or equivalent to see what it looks like. It's very hard to spot where it's at. Good luck Answer i believe there is a switch on the brake pedal lever near the top. I will go look on my jeep when I go back outside. Also, the brake light circuit has its own fuse separate from the signal lights.
Check the bulbs sounds like they have been put in backwards Double filamented smaller is for brake lamps larger is for tail lamps
AnswerThe brake light switch will probably need replacing. This is normally located on the arm of the brake pedal. Looks like a push button switchSee "Related Questions" below for more
check your brake light or tail light you probably have a bulb burned out
It looks like the word BRAKE. It is pronounced as BRAKE also.
You need to check your brake pads or the sensor wire on your brake pads could have snapped
It could be the 'low level' light for the windscreen washer bottle.
if you checked your bulbs and you are getting power and your switch in the steering colum is working and none of your signals are still working or brake lights. check a black ground wire behind the dash that needs to be grounded its on the driver side and hooks into a slot at the bottem of the dash near your floor lamp
The brake light switch is located in the passenger side footwell, under the dash board/glovebox. it looks like a connection with 2 wires coming off it. just pull it out.... sometimes this switch just works its way out of its housing and is not damaged, this may be the problem if your brake lights are staying on. ......................... Thank you ver much for your answer.It worked for me..the connection cameout a bit. Now my break lights are off.
UNDER the dash, on the steering column and it makes contact with the brake pedal It looks like a bracket, that wraps around the brake pedal arm, and it has a cylinder type switch that makes contact with the brake pedal arm. When the brake pedal is pressed down it pushes the cylinder switch together which closes the circuit and makes you brake lights come on. It may be a fuse or wires but start with the switch.
dash lights looks like an engine
It is simply 'telling you' that one or more of your head light, park light, or brake light bulbs are out. This includes the 'third' brake light so check all.
If your brake lights are on constantly I would suspect they are wired incorrectly or the brake light switch is stuck or has failed. Check the brake light switch first. It is located on the brake pedal lever. Disconnect your battery ground then find the switch and disconnect the leads. See if the plunger moves in and out. If you have an ohm meter see that it goes from infinite resistance to 0 resistance when you depress the plunger. If it doesn't work replace the switch. If it does work check to see if the wires going to your brake lights are the correct ones by grounding the wire from the switch to the lights and checking for continuity at the brake light power lead.New answer:Accords have a tiny rubber bumper in a hole right at the end of the push-button for the brake light switch. Sometimes the rubber deteriorates and the push button goes through the hole, leaving your lights on all the time. This little rubber bumper costs about $2 at the dealer, or use a small bolt with a nut on the back side, to fill the hole.To test, reach up with a screwdriver and push the little white plunger on the brake light switch while a helper looks to see if the brake lights go out.