Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz S430

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: 104,171 (60,000–144,200)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 122,000 mi,
One morning my husband moved my car due to street sweeping, when I was ready to leave i turned the ignition and it does NOT shift. In big BOLD LETTERS across the dash board says " ESP" visit workshop "BAS Warning"
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 84,000 mi,
ESP and ABS light stayed on. Its in the shop for the 3rd time. I am suggesting that they change the brake light switch.
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 60,000 mi,
MY BREAK LIGHT REAR DRIVER SIDE DOES NOT WORK. BUT THE FRONT DRIVER SIDE DOES, TRIED TO CHANGE THE LIGHT BULB BUT THIS DIDNT WORK SO DOES THAT MEAN I MAY NEED TO CHANGE THE WHOLE LIGHT ARE IS THERE SOMETHING ELSE I MAY NEED TO DO.
Lights came On..after turning car on. .abs and esp
Bas and Esp warning lights are on my Mercedes.
BAS/ESP message lights would at times come on. More and more frequently. Replaced the Brake Light Switch,resolved this problem! Thanks