The brake light switch sits above the brake pedal, and uses a sort of
half-turn bayonet fixing. If the car was valeted before you got it, perhaps
the switch has been dislodged from the bracket. This would put the lights
Remove *one* stop/tail light bulb. Check to see if the fault is still
present on the remaining bulb. If it's OK, chuck the bulb you removed and
fit a new one.
If the fault persists after removing the first bulb, replace it and then
remove the other one. Re-check for proper operation. If OK, chuck the
removed bulb and fit a new one.
If the fault persists with either bulb missing then please post back.
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