Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 103,333 (95,000–110,000)
4 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 more
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Dummy light go thru the abs, esp sequence occasionally. Am also having intermittent lamp defective warning on readout. I believe it is from housing getting hot in tail light assembly and losing contact.
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