Is my brake pedal connected to everything!!

TheCleaner

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not a literal question of course :lol: , but seriously, i dont know how its happening

Issue 1: the brake pedal is turning on my headlights, ive decided not to use the car until its sorted because we all know how dangerous that could be braking to take a left turn, and basically flashing oncoming trafffic to turn aswell. Does anyone know how this has happened.. it wasnt happening before

Issue 2: Not sure if this is really an issue, but this makes me wonder if the brake pedal is my cars master control of come sort, because if i have the brake pressed, i can remove the keys and the engine will stay running, but as soon as i take my foot off it cuts out, very strange..

and some issues not exactly related but what puzzle me.

it seems i only have one rear fog light on the right, the side fog light fitting plate, in which the bulb has to go through, has a piece of plastic not allowing a bulb to be fitted.. how on earth this has passed all the MOT's i dont know, but im thinking of cutting it out and installing a bulb there as the circuit oplate has space for one

The front fog lights just dont work.. whether they are aftermarket and just for looks i dont know..

anyway, its a renault clio 1.2 provence 1997 3-door hatch

if anyone can give tips on what i could do to fix it before taking it to a garage it'l be appreciated

Thanks
 

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:lmao:

Sounds like you have a short in your electrical harness and the electricity headed to your brake lights and such is crossing over to other things.
 
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I seriously started reading this and started thinking... hmm, sounds like a Renault, only to read on to find out that... it's a Renault. :lol:
 

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Viper007Bond said:
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Sounds like you have a short in your electrical harness and the electricity headed to your brake lights and such is crossing over to other things.

My thoughts exactly.
 

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Thrasher said:
Maybe some ones been fooling with your car as a joke?
There's a video where some guys hooked a guy's brake pedal up to his horn. It was pretty damn funny. :D
 

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Viper007Bond said:
There's a video where some guys hooked a guy's brake pedal up to his horn. It was pretty damn funny. :D

I've heard of somebody hooking the horn up to the Vtec system on a Honda, so basically whenever he floored it, the horn went off. :lol:
 

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in my brothers old 4runner, when he hit the brake, his left turn signal and check engine light went on and went off as soon as he got off the brake.
 

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Viper007Bond said:
Thrasher said:
Maybe some ones been fooling with your car as a joke?
There's a video where some guys hooked a guy's brake pedal up to his horn. It was pretty damn funny. :D
In Pakistan and Afghanistan and the like it appears to be customary to connect a device to the brake-pedal that plays a message every time the brake-pedal is pushed. The message: "Visvallah" (If I remember it right), which would mean: "We brake in the name of God(Allah)". :')
 

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^^ WTF? :shock:
 
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