Car prob: break lights won't turn off

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  1. LiqwudIce

    LiqwudIce New Member

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    My mom has a 1989 toyota corolla and starting yesterday, i noticed that when the car was off and the lights were off, the break lights would stay on. I've never heard of this before. Anyone know what could be happening? I had to pull the fuse for the break lights to prevent the battery from dying.
     
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    huntz0r New Member

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    Either the brakelight switch is stuck (the one near the brake pedal) or there is a short somewhere in the wiring.

    But it's more likely the switch, or at least, that's the easier one to try fixing.
     
  3. LiqwudIce

    LiqwudIce New Member

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    I figured it fits under OT driven, but none of the categories really fit... If it belongs somewhere else, please suggest it and i'll put it there.
     
  4. alltracman78

    alltracman78 New Member

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    You meatheads

    It's the rear engine mount.....





    Oh, alright.
    Probably the switch.
    But this should have gone to Eastern Imports.
     
  5. Wonk Saggin

    Wonk Saggin New Member

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    you need a new car.
     
  6. Corz

    Corz ha ha! snikt

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    in his defense, it could be a Kentucky build :o

    replace the switch
    Standard Motor Product P/N
    SLS-133 (without cruise control) lists for 22 bucks

    SLS- 146 (with cruise control) lists for 46 bucks..

    figure about 10-15 for the first one, or 25-30 for the latter at a good parts place
     
  7. LiqwudIce

    LiqwudIce New Member

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    Had the mechanic replace the switch. Cost us $50. Seems to be working fine now.
     
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    Corz ha ha! snikt

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    he charged you 50 for the switch, or 50 total?
     
  9. LiqwudIce

    LiqwudIce New Member

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    50 total.
     

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