why are my 2001 mercedes c240 break lights staying on

Asked by May 29, 2015 at 02:05 AM about the 2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 240 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

375

see if you can locate the brake light switch up above the foot pedal,usually at the area of end it is a micro switch has a electrical connection so when you push down on the pedal,it closes a small button,sending power to the lights the switch maybe stuck in,or out of adjustment

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
3,495

brake light switch, try removing it and cleaning if not new 1, test with volt meter the polarity when pushing in the little peepie and releasing it

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

thanks guys - i got a new switch and replaced it - now brake lights work but only when key is turned on - is that correct - should the brake lights work all the time?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

C-Class

Looking for a Used C-Class in your area?

CarGurus has 26,582 nationwide C-Class listings starting at $2,000.

ZIP:

Search Mercedes-Benz C-Class Questions

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Experts

#1 Lorne Grandison
Lorne Grandison
Reputation 4,800
#2 PPC123
PPC123
Reputation 3,340
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 2,420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
417 Great Deals out of 19,905 listings starting at $699
Used BMW 3 Series
971 Great Deals out of 31,729 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
171 Great Deals out of 6,479 listings starting at $2,700
Used BMW 5 Series
460 Great Deals out of 15,987 listings starting at $1,700
Used Audi A4
227 Great Deals out of 10,877 listings starting at $1,899
Used BMW M3
45 Great Deals out of 1,517 listings starting at $5,800
Used Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
21 Great Deals out of 584 listings starting at $4,495
Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class
175 Great Deals out of 5,171 listings starting at $1,990
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
38 Great Deals out of 1,258 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 13,122 listings starting at $31,950
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
61 Great Deals out of 1,957 listings starting at $24,755
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 1,286 listings starting at $20,915
2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 2,358 listings starting at $13,980
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,738 listings starting at $12,190

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.