2000 Ford Focus (manual transmission)

Brake lights on my focus aren’t working, but my tail lights are. Checked the fuse for the brake lights and it was perfectly fine. Of course this is a Saturday so no shop in town can get me in until Monday, which doesn’t work for me because I work at Best Buy and as a Supervisor I don’t get weekends off. What can I do to try and fix this? I am pretty handy so I would love to give it a go.

The problem might be with the brake light switch above the brake pedal.


Do you think that would be something that I should try myself?