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Old 09-13-2012, 03:56 PM   #1
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E-brake light stays on

*I drive a 2007 Focus ST*

At first it was just intermittent, and touching the lever would cause it to turn off. Now it just stays on, and I have to push down pretty hard to make it go off, but it goes back on when I let go.

I checked the fluids in the brake reservoir, looks good, and I had my pads and rotors replaced within the past year and a half all the way around, probably put about 25,000km's on them.

The only thing I could thing is maybe the switch that sits under my e-brake lever may be bad, but I'm open to feedback!!


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Old 09-13-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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mine did it too, i just took the guage cluster apart and removed the bulb. problem solved
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:30 PM   #3
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or you could just replace the switch in the console thats what I did $3.00 from the u-pull it yard
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Old 09-14-2012, 08:32 AM   #4
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my car had the same problem so i cut the wire

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Old 09-14-2012, 12:30 PM   #5
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id try to take apart the center console and play with the switch. there is also a tension thing you can adjust on the ebrake as well.

My brake light came on when i swapped to a new gauge cluster, so i just went with the black tape over the light on the cluster.
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:08 PM   #6
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Does anyone know how much a new switch would cost? I'm also having a hard time finding a part number for it.
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:33 PM   #7
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anybody?
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:47 PM   #8
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Here, I'll do it for you ;)

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