brake light stays on

Asked by grandpadabo Jun 26, 2017 at 10:51 AM about the 1972 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

made dune buggy from 1972 volkswagon driving one day and brake light
would not come on now it stays on will not go off

3 Answers

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if you mean the lights in the back, check your brake light switch on the brake pedal. if you mean the brake light on the dash, either low brake fluid or handbrake engaged

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The 1974 beetle has a ground switch below the E-brake lever between the seats which gets stuck in the down position. Remove the rubber boot and remove/repair the switch using a phillips screw driver.

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I've almost got the same problem. My lights are not on until first pedal down braking. Then the back lights stay on. She's a 67 totally stock resto. Any ideas?

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