why do my brake lights stay on, i replaced the switch at the brake pedal and the lamp failure relay in the trunk of my 87 camry, what else can i check?

Asked by Jun 23, 2014 at 03:27 PM about the 1987 Toyota Camry DX

Question type: General

when the car is turned off, all three brake lamps stay on and drains the battery. I have
replaced the brake peddle switch and checked fuses, also replaced lamp failure relay in
trunk. what else can I check?

3 Answers

36,705

It sounds like someone got in there and did a little creative rewiring at one time. I would start pulling fuses one at a time until I found out which fuse is tied into the brake lights. May not be the tail light fuse by itself. It may have been tied into the radio at some time. I would then start tracing the wires back until I figured out the where the problem was. Sounds like someone wired it to something which is always hot like the clock or something.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
2,975

Yellow box on left rear hinge with wires on it Ck tail lights and ALS o. Check wires being pinched from or to 8937333010

2,975

Wires are shorting somewhere Ck at battery put a test light between cable and battery And start pulling fuses,12 seconds. To go our because you have a intergeartion relay pause for headlight so wait until it goals off ever time You pull a fuse when the fuse light stays on problem circut diagram and follow yourroblem Yyyyyy

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 92,521 nationwide Camry listings starting at $1,300.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 11,680
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 5,840
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
719 Great Deals out of 83,067 listings starting at $500
Used Toyota Corolla
766 Great Deals out of 75,602 listings starting at $1,790
Used Honda Civic
510 Great Deals out of 81,680 listings starting at $558
Used Hyundai Sonata
533 Great Deals out of 50,273 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Maxima
270 Great Deals out of 26,140 listings starting at $2,545
Used Toyota 4Runner
293 Great Deals out of 20,775 listings starting at $2,700

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 55,532 listings starting at $15,932
2016 Toyota Camry For Sale
124 Great Deals out of 6,666 listings starting at $12,500
2015 Toyota Camry For Sale
97 Great Deals out of 5,749 listings starting at $10,999
2014 Toyota Camry For Sale
198 Great Deals out of 7,508 listings starting at $8,295
2013 Toyota Camry For Sale
56 Great Deals out of 2,053 listings starting at $8,995