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Brake lights stay on even when car is off


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Aelliott0828
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Nov 27, 2022, 9:57 AM

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Brake lights stay on even when car is off Sign In

Hey,
I have a 2005 Kia Amanti and for the past few days I've noticed I've needed a jump almost every time the car has been sitting for up to 30 minutes. I then noticed that my brake lights do not go off and so I proceeded to replace the brake switch. No matter how I adjust the brake switch, the brake lights stay on unless I completely unplug the switch. Any advice or help will be greatly appreciated.


Hammer Time
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Nov 27, 2022, 10:20 AM

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Re: Brake lights stay on even when car is off Sign In

This was likely a 10 cent fix.

There is a plastic button that the switch lands against and they deteriorate and fall off. You probably found it on the driver's side floor.

You can get a new button from the dealer or I sometimes just glue a penny there and it does the job.



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