to get the brake lights to work you have to push the brake peddle as far as it will go, this does'nt give the car behind you a warning. When the motor is off and you touch the brake peddle they light

Asked by Sep 23, 2014 at 06:34 PM about the 1969 Mercury Cougar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

To get the brake lights to work you have to push the brake peddle as far as it will go. and the car behind you has no warning you are stopping. When the motor is off you just touch the peddle and the lights come on ??? Note: Power brakes

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You need to check the brake light switch,on break pedal,as you say you touch it when car is off,and it work,s,but when you run the car,it,don,t because power brake booster make,s it tighter,change the switch.

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Thank you verry much, I'll start looking for one tomorrow.

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How do you remove a brake light switch from a 1987 Mercury Cougar?

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