Brake lights won't go off.

Asked by Oct 14, 2013 at 08:08 AM about the 2000 Nissan Maxima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

They will turn off when fuse is pulled. I believe I unplugged the pedal switch and still on.
Suggestions?

2 Answers

Are you sure you unplugged the stop light switch? There are two of them..one is brake lights and the other is cruise control off switch. Check with this, it will get bigger, and if you got the wrong one the problem may be with a stuck switch afterall

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.
50

Used info from other answers for this. I think my idea is the simplest. You will need a wife, a broom handel, a small square of sheet metal and some selicone caulk. Put some caulk on one side of sheet metal piece and start the car. You get under the dash and have your wife push the brake pedal down with the broom handle. Pedal will travel farther with car running and will create a gap between the button and bracket. While she holds pedal down slip the small metal piece into the gap with caulk side towards bracket. Button will hold sheet metal in place while caulk dries. Just thought of this. Instead of sheet medal you could use a penny. I hope you can follow this because I spent an hour trying the bolt route. This took 30 seconds. By the way, some wives bring their own broom handle to the marriage!

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 06 Maxima brakes lights stay on 2 answers

    The brake lights in my 06 Maxima won't turn off. I've disconnected the brake and cruise switches and pulled the fuse but they are still on even after turning the car off.

    2006 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Brake lights 1 answer

    Brake lights will not go off and very small space to try to work in.

    1991 Nissan Maxima

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • check engine light won't go off, what to do? 1 answer

    how can i get the light to go off? What causes this problem?

    1995 Nissan Maxima SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Break Lights Won't Shut off 19 answers

    My friend owns a predecessor to my 1998 Maxima, his is from 1992 and all of a sudden the break lights don't want to turn off, we checked multiple times for things that were on (Like the headlights) in...

    1992 Nissan Maxima

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • BRAKE LIGHTS WON'T TURN OFF HOW DO I FIX THIS? 6 answers

    MY 91 IS ALL ORIGINAL EVEN THE FUSES WITH 63,000 MI. I WENT TO TURN MY CAR OFF ONE DAY AND THE BRAKE LIGHTS WOULDN'T TURN OFF. WOULD JUST LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO FIX THE PROBLEM PLEASE SO I CAN DRIVE MY C...

    1991 Nissan 300ZX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Nissan Maxima Questions

Nissan Maxima Experts

#1 rtriel
rtriel
Reputation 560
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 530
#3 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,090 Great Deals out of 82,556 listings starting at $670
Used Honda Accord
811 Great Deals out of 81,609 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,103 Great Deals out of 96,275 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Impala
796 Great Deals out of 34,383 listings starting at $799
Used Acura TL
303 Great Deals out of 7,934 listings starting at $2,499
Used Honda Civic
669 Great Deals out of 77,410 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,007 Great Deals out of 85,671 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
282 Great Deals out of 38,302 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Mustang
364 Great Deals out of 44,400 listings starting at $1,000
Used Kia Optima
518 Great Deals out of 31,017 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW 3 Series
1,387 Great Deals out of 37,824 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
608 Great Deals out of 51,091 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Maxima For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 12,388 listings starting at $18,346
2016 Nissan Maxima For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 2,506 listings starting at $15,900
2014 Nissan Maxima For Sale
94 Great Deals out of 2,340 listings starting at $8,999
2013 Nissan Maxima For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 1,921 listings starting at $9,424
2012 Nissan Maxima For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 978 listings starting at $6,950