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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Brake Light Switch

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Parts
  • Brake Light Switch
Tools
  • Flashlight
  • Needle Nose Pliers
Difficulty

Easy

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Steps

Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Insert your key and turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
2
Turn your headlights on.
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3
Step on your brake pedal and have an assistant check to see if the brake lights illuminate.
4
If all the brake lights are out, locate the brake light switch on the brake pedal linkage. Check for 12 volts into and out of the switch.
5
Disconnect the wiring harness from the brake pedal switch.
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6
Disconnect the brake pedal switch from the brake pedal linkage.
7
Remove the old brake pedal switch and replace it with a new part.
8
Reconnect the wiring harness to the brake pedal switch.
9
Repeat steps 1-3 to confirm that the repair has solved your problem.
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