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    I did search didnt find anything, I have 06 jetta 2.5 5 speed and notice that my light is on but from what been reading, this only come on for automatic when u want take it out of park, but i have 5 speed so why is it turning on?

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    Is it on all the time or only before you depress the pedal after start-up?
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    Its on all the time, the only time its not on is when i apply the hand brakes

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    Interesting. Sounds like a wiring problem or wiring harness malfunction. I'd say take it to VW.
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    Take it out of park and when the hand brake is down. Sounds like daytime running lights to me.
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    It's a stick. He has no "park"
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    Same difference if your key is on and hand brake down your dlrs come on, at least with mk 4s but imno expert.my question is. Is your high mount brake light on as well?
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    Default Re: depress brake light on

    its a brake light switch. they had issues with them and also had a recall on them as well. you prob don't have cruise control either?

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