why dont my brake lights work when i have my lights on

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Asked by Nov 12, 2014 at 11:15 AM about the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i turn my lights on my brake lights turn on, but when i press on the brake they shut
off.

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17,810

Your brake light switch is bad or has moved away from the brake pedal arm. It's located under the dash, behind the brake pedal arm, up near the fire wall.

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Thank you.

17,810

No problem

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I put a new brake light switch in and it is still doing the same thing, and other suggestions. ??

17,810

Hhhhmmmmmm.... Then I'm going to say that you have a short somewhere. Start at the tail lights and look at every wire follow them to junction points, connectors and grounds. If you know how to use a test light or a volt ohm meter it would be helpful.

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