Originally Posted by kerk
My 01 did the same thing. When I parked, I would pull up on the brake pedal with my foot and the lights would go out. So I got some WD40 and sprayed the crap out of the switch and pedal pivot points and the problem went away. Good Luck!
I have the same problem with my 2000 Windstar. The brake lights not only
stay on when parked it stays on while driving. When I pull the brake pedal back it goes off. I'll try Kerk's idea.
Also, this problem started a few weeks after replacing my front brake pads and shoes. Could this be related?