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Old 12-14-2008, 04:41 AM   #1
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Brake Lights Stay On?

Just a question I've been wondering; I've seen some cars (thinking back, they were all newer models), where the brake lights stay on even when the car is accelerating. For example, I was behind a guy at a light, he takes off, but the light stayed on.

It's no big deal, but I can't think of any reason why, unless the person uses both feet to drive and was resting his left foot on the brake? Any ideas?
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Old 12-14-2008, 05:09 AM   #2
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Could be the guy is a 2-foot driver. Could also be a brake switch. It's what tells the brake lights to turn on when the brake pedal is depressed so far.
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Old 12-15-2008, 03:23 PM   #3
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I'm thinking maybe their feet are too big and they ride the brakes, lol.
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