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Your Toyota Tercel a 1992 model the backup light and tail lights just came on and will not go out when i turn the car off help?


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2011-12-03 07:57:15
2011-12-03 07:57:15

Not sure as to why the back up light is stuck on. Usually that turns off with the key.. But, the brake lights is due to a little adjuster falling off on the brake pedal. Happened to me in 2 cars. If you follow the brake pedal up into the dash, you will see a little button that basically goes through a hole near the top of the pedal.. Like a push button switch. Well, that hole needs to have the adjuster in it so the pedal will hit the switch. Otherwise, the switch just goes right into the hole, and the lights never turn off.. It's kind of hard to explain, but get some wire or something and tie it numerous times to block that hole.. Then, the brake lights should be off.. Sorry if this doesn't help.


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