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Q: Brake light switch stuck.

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The brake light switch is stuck in the On position. Cycling the brake power did not fix this. The switch is only about a year and a half old.

A: From what is sounds like, your brake lights...

From what is sounds like, your brake lights constantly appear to be on. It's not uncommon for aftermarket parts, such as brake light switches, to fail prematurely. I would have a certified mechanic like YourMechanic verify the problem with the brake light circuit to have it repaired.

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