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    Hi All

    My E36, 328's computer is either confused or lying to me!

    Randomly, it will display that the brake light circut is failed, but all my brake lights work fine & all of the time
    This only seems to happen when the lights are on, but again, all of my lights are working

    Anyone able to shed any light on this, or do I just have a car that likes to tell porkies every now & then?
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    All too common problem with the brake light switch.
    No. 7...http://tinyurl.com/3qoqeo
     
     

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    Also check the clusters connecting points as they can become corroded and lose contact

    Give all the connecting points to see if it rectifies the problem. If not then it will be the switch as Neal suggested
     
     

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    Cheers guys, will give it a try this weekend.
    Thanks the quick replies.

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    Thanks Ronnie, that's a very usefull site.
    Regards.

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