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?

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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.

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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

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