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How-to » Brakes » Linkage & Controls » How to Replace a Parking Brake Switch
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Parking Brake Switch

  • Parking Brake Light Switch
  • Screwdriver
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.

Locate your parking brake switch. If you have a foot style parking brake, the switch is under the dash mounted to or behind the lever. If you have a hand style parking brake, the switch is mounted under the center console assembly on or below the lever.
For hand style parking brake only, remove the center console to gain access to the parking brake lever and switch.
Unplug the electrical connector to the parking brake switch.
Un-clip the switch from the brake lever, or unbolt it from its mounting location. Install in reverse order of the removal.
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