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What makes the brake lights stay on when the engin is off

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Pegram, TN on September 14, 2010
the brake light stay on when the engin is off what could cause that to happen it started on 9-14-10
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on September 16, 2010
also check the rubber grommet that the switch touches on,alot of times they crumble and will affect the switch operation in that there is nothing for it to press against.
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on December 28, 2010
I've had the same issue. where can I find these rubber grommets? i cant seem to find them in the auto parts store.
on September 14, 2010
bad brake light switch. it is on the brake pedal support.
Roy
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on November 10, 2010
bumper pad located located between brake light switch and dash asimbly disenttagrates due to age. two are used, 1. brake lite switch. 2 cruse control. serve as cushion.
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