1997 Ford Escort Q&A
1997 Ford Escort Question: brake lights stuck on
It is most likely the brake light switch at the brake pedal has failed. The green white wire should have 12volts but the green wire at the switch should only have power when the pedal is pressed, if it has power pedal not pressed the switch is bad. - patrick mannion
or it could be your little Blue Pad fell off like mine. If your little blue round pad is there , then it is probably the switch. If it is gone you can glue 2 pennies to the arm or replace the pad. This just happen to me TODAY. And found my Blue Pad on the floor. Found the solution on another site and wanted to pass it on here. Good luck. - Visitor
The blue bumper that is probably your problem is Ford part number E7GZ-7583-A. Replacement is black and available from amazon.com - Visitor
When I push the brake pedal the button on the shifter does not release to shift out of park.
battery dead, jumped started drove home, turned car off, front lights turned off but rear lights stays on.
My daughter drives a 2002 Ford Escort (she is a poor college student..lol) The other day she could not get the car out of park. Someone who knows a little about cars told her about a release button...
2 weels ago my mechanic told me my pads were getting thin and would need to be replaced soon. The brake warning light came on last night and won't turn off. I checked my fluid, it's dirty but full....