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Brake Light Problem - please help!


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Hi,

I seem to have a problem with all the brake lights on my 2002 2.7 986.

Whenever the brake pedal is completley depressed the brake lights fail to come on.

But if gentle pressure is applied to the brake pedal then the lights do come on - depress them further and the brakes lights turn off.

I have changed the bulbs and the fuse for the brakes and the same thing happens.

Please help - my boxster is completely undriveable with no brake lights!

Any advice would be greatly received.

Thanks,

Mike

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Mike, my guess would be an issue with your brake light switch. Usually the lights don't come on when they fail but maybe something internal is giving the odd behavior. Search the board for the topic and info on a DIY will come up.

Not sure if you are a DIY'r or not based on your trouble shooting comments but it would be an easy one for a anyone to try. A bit hard to get to but it can be pulled out, checked, cleaned, ect. I believe there may be a upgraded one to as I recall reading about a recall on a board once.

Some one else may have another idea with such unique (off/on/off) behavior but I would definitely start there, I'll even give you your first link: http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?s...l=brake++switch

Start searching the boards after you have read that one in detail.

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