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My volkswagen car is 2008 Jetta City 2.0L 4-door sedan,

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My volkswagen car is 2008 Jetta City 2.0L 4-door sedan, whenever headlight switch is turn on at night, the third brake light stays on always even if the car is running it does not turn off. What seems be the problem of this I need a 100% solution and answer.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 2 years ago.

do the outer brake lights work normally, coming on when the pedal is depressed?

Also, open the trunk and you can unplug the brake light- inspect the wiring for any corrosion or chafing, make sure it is not shorting to ground