Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz C280

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: 161,000 (161,000–161,000)
9 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007
11 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
replaced the brake switch bas/esp light went out
no brake lights or cruise control: Replaced bulbs,fuse in panel under hood marked cruise which operates stop lights. That took care of problem so far. Now my ABS light won't go out. Was told it came on because of my fuse failure and that you can clear it and all will be fine.Will see.
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