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2008 versa sedan brake lights stay on. They turn off as soon as the 10 amp fuse is removed. No other electrical issues. Battery is obviously drained quickly as the brake lights are continually on. Would the brake switch on the brake pedal cause this issue?

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I would say the break switch would be a good place to start. It might even just be out of adjustment.

If the adjustment looks good, see if you can easy unplug the switch and see if the lights go out.
 

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I haven't checked the Versa but my '97 and '02 Ford Escort had a rubber bumper between the brake light switch and the metal. Those bumpers after a few years would break up and leave a space so the switch didn't close when there wasn't pressure on the brake pedal. If the Versa has such an item it's likely you'll find pieces of it laying in the floor at the drivers feet. When the one on my '02 Escort broke I took a neodymium magnet and stuck it to the metal part of the pedal to take up the space. The magnet has been in place for probably 10 years without a problem. People use all sorts of things to fill the space. I've heard of people epoxying 2 pennies together, using a nickel, using a piece of flat refrigerator magnet, etc. There's also a possibility the switch has enough adjustment left you wouldn't need anything to fill the space.
 

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The following video will show you what I'm talking about on the Escort and give you an idea what to look for on the Versa. If the Versa doesn't have the bumper then it's likely a bad brake light switch.
 

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Chances are looking good that the Versa may have a bumper. Here's a bumper for a Nissan but I don't know what makes and models. As I said before there are usually cheaper ways to fix this problem and will also last longer. Best resolution is readjusting the brake light switch if there's enough adjustment left. This is likely just something to get people to bring their car back to a dealer so they can charge you $100. for a $ .05 rubber bumper and installation. When I get a chance I'm going to check my '16 Versa and see if it has a bumper. If it does I've got more neodymium magnets and I'll put one in glove compartment in case I'm away from home when mine ends up breaking into pieces.

 

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Memory fails me on what exactly is the issue but it seems there are a couple of other things that Nissan can pop the rear brake lights on as a signal to trouble, the service manual says it.
 
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