If this happens, the brake lights either will not operate or will be continuously on, regardless of brake pedal position. Following drivers would not be able to determine whether the vehicle is stopping, increasing the potential for a vehicle accident.

Exterior Lighting — Brake Lights — Switch

Date Announced
JUL 01, 1996
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
The brake light switch can fail allowing the switch to remain in the "brake lights off" position or in the "brake lights on" position.
Dealers will replace the existing brake light switch with a newly designed switch.
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