my car was in a lightning strike and now the brake lights won't turn off

Asked by May 20, 2017 at 06:17 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Prizm 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car was in a lightning strike and now the brake lights won't turn off. I
detached the battery and it turned off. What issue do I need to fix?

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You'll need a pro to go through the electrical system to determine what was burned.

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Possibly the brake light switch connections are fused together. Unplug the brake light switch to see if the lights go out. If they do, replace the switch.

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