Brake lamp switch - renewal

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Unclip the trim panel from the lower edge of the driver’s side lower facia trim panel. If required for improved access, remove the lower facia trim panel.

3 Disconnect the wiring from the terminal on the switch, then twist the switch anticlockwise and remove it (see illustration).

15.3 Brake lamp switch location (arrowed)
15.3 Brake lamp switch location (arrowed)

4 When refitting, insert the switch into its aperture in the pedal bracket, then push the switch inwards until the switch barrel touches the pedal. Ensure that the pedal is not moved from its stop. Twist the switch clockwise to lock it in position. No further adjustment is necessary.

5 Further refitting is a reversal of removal, but check the operation of the switch on completion.

    See also:

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