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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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Kia brake lights not working and esc fault coming on every

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Customer: hello.... kia brake lights not working and esc fault coming on every time the brakes are applied
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: esc was comming on once in a while... now comes on every time the brakes are applied
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Customer: fuse are all ok
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Ok, first, I need to know the year and model of your KIA

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
serento... fault code says its brake light switch A the brake switch on the pedal ohms out fine
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Ok, again, what year is yours?

And what is the exact fault code number?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
08 dont know the fault code #...
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
reader already disconected... dont have it here.
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Ok, there is an open recall on the brake light switch for your vehicle for these symptoms and the switch showing good resistance. If yours has not been replaced, this is the place to start since we know there is a known issue with them that resulted in a recall.

Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

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