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2002 Toyota Corolla Question: Both brake lights remain on after shut down. Pumped brakes, cycled emer. Brake

 

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Lynnfly, Potwin, KS, August 20, 2014, 05:32
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Head lights off. Keyes out of ignition. (Switch on master brake cylinder?)continuous problem

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13978 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 20, 2014, 06:10
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    POSS BRK LIGHT SWITCH IS BAD

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    Chuck Coats Automotive (17 Answers) , Gulfport, MS - (228) 220-1017
    chuck coats August 20, 2014, 20:21
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    There is a rubber grommet that may have fallen out of the brake pedal.. The brake light switch has a plunger that hits the grommet. If that grommet is gone then there will be nothing to depress the plunger on the switch which will make the lights stay on. Get a flashlight and look up your brake pedal and find the switch.. it should have at least 2 wires going to it. It will have a plunger on it and that plunger will rest against a grommet when the brake pedal is not depressed.. Make sure that grommet is still in place. It is a simple part to install and they car very inexpensive.. It will have to be purchased from the dealership. They usually are not available aftermarket.. Good luck
    Chuck

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    guest1211, October 03, 2014, 07:25
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    You can also order these online from several different sources if your not near a dealer. Here is the cheapest I found http://www.jegs.com/i/Dorman/326/74015/10002/-1?CAWELAID=1710624734&CAGPSPN=pla&catargetid=230006180000848540&cadevice=c&gclid=CLvc2ZrXkMECFdDm7AodSlsAlA

    If that link doesn't work try this one. http://tinyurl.com/bkpad

    This one is the same size even though its for honda worked in my Nissan pickup. Had to replace it yesterday.

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