2009 Chevrolet Matiz 796cc petrol
When head lights r on break lights are on all the time, have just had MOT?

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Gina Bretherick
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Sep 18, 2020 (1 month ago)
when the lights are put on the break lights r on all the time

Car details
Car: Chevrolet Matiz
Variant: 796cc petrol
Model Year: 2009
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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bustedknuckles
Legend
2,012 points

Sep 18, 2020 (1 month ago)
Was a bulb replaced ? Perhaps wrong type fitted causing a crossover in the circuit is first thing that comes to mind ,would check rear light bulbs
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whittingehame
Legend
15,389 points

Sep 18, 2020 (1 month ago)
Check if brake lights are on all the time when engine running , if so suspect faulty brake light switch .
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roverman
Top Fixer
457 points

Sep 18, 2020 (1 month ago)
Yes i would check brake light switch also check the switch mounting bracket i have known them come loose (2 bolts) this puts brake lights on as it moves switch away from pedal.
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