How do you wire a brake switch?
Just so, how do you install a brake switch?
How to Replace a Brake Light Switch
- Open the driver door of the car and kneel down inside so that you can see and reach the underside of the dash, where the pedals connect.
- Remove the two or four Phillips-head screws that are behind the brake pedal and that hold the electrical cover in place.
- Remove the cover.
Subsequently, question is, how much does it cost to fix a brake light switch? The average cost for a brake light switch replacement is between $70 and $94. Labor costs are estimated between $42 and $54 while parts are priced between $28 and $40. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Likewise, people ask, how does a brake light switch work?
The brake light switch serves two major functions. First, it turns on the brake lights when a driver presses the brake pedal. Second, it sends the signal to the vehicle computer that brakes are applied. In most cars, the brake light switch is installed right above the brake pedal.
How do you know if your brake light switch is bad?
One of the symptoms commonly associated with a bad brake light switch are brake lights that stay on at all times. If the brake light switch shorts internally it may cause the brake lights to stay illuminated, even when the pedal is not being pressed.