My brake light is staying on. What can and should I do to shut it off?

Asked by Oct 05, 2013 at 07:35 PM about the 2006 Pontiac G6 Base V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

All of a sudden the brake light is staying on and there's no problem driving but the light
stays on and doesn't turn off.

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you should look at the brake light switch---out of adjustment or cracked switch---if a barrel type simply adust this one around until the light goes off~ if a leaf type switch would simply replace that one~ shows both here----if the round one simply turn the nut until the brake lights go off...if one of these plastic "reed" switches replace that one~

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Have you tried lifting the brake pedal by hand and see if the light goes off then. Could be just a lazy or worn return spring.

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Brake warning light or brake lights? Have you checked your brake fluid level?

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if its the brake lights on the rear of the car that stay on it could be the brake light switch.on this car it could also be a bad connection at the bcm.

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good one tennisshoes...the BRAKE light comes on with low level...only a matter of time till complete brake failure if this be the case~


Think there is an issue with this.............system needs to be reset

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