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Are the brake lights supposed to work with out the key on? Any other car I have ever had, the brake lights lit up regardless of having the ignition on.When I push the pedal, they do not light up unless the key is on.

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That's normal operation. :) IIRC it has something to do with how the brake switch operates. No power, no lights.
 

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Older cars could suffer a switch failure and the stop lights stayed on and ran your battery down.

I'm glad newer cars have the circuit downstream of the ignition switch.

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