REar lights remain on when car is turned off on 2003 Volkswagen Jetta

just started today 8/27/10 - on dash board EPC light on and rear lights remain on when car and all lights are turned off.

Asked by for the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta
Sounds like a faulty light switch but I hope someone with more VW experience responds. Would love to hear what you find.
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It needs a brake light switch. There was a recall for those, so call a dealer and see if your vehicle was part of the recall.