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My brake lights turn on when i turn off the car but turn off

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My brake lights turn on when i turn off the car but turn off when i start it. Just started today. 2014 sorento
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Kia
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
basically the brake lights turn on and stay on when the car is turned off. And turn off when the car is running. how do i fix this so the brake lights dont turn on when i turn off the car.
Expert:  fix it man replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** you tell me if there are any other lights that stay on when this occurs?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no there are not just the three back brake lights
Expert:  fix it man replied 3 months ago.

Thank you. Most of the time this is a failure in the brake light control module. The module is what turns these lights on when the brake pedal is applied. It fails internally and will cause the lights to work like this.