Minggu, 15 Mei 2011

How to Install 1993 Toyota Corolla Brake Light Switch

How to Install 1993 Toyota Corolla Brake Light Switch

The brake light switch on a 1993 Toyota Corolla is a pressure-sensitive switch designed to illuminate the brake lights when the brake pedal is depressed. This switch is mounted above the brake pedal in a small bracket that allows it to maintain contact with the brake pedal lever. As the pedal travels downward the pedal lever releases pressure from the brake light switch, allowing it to illuminate the brake lights. Replacement brake light switches are available from auto parts stores and Toyota dealerships.

Difficulty:
Moderate

Instructions

things you'll need:

  • Replacement brake pedal switch
    • 1

      Shift the Corolla's transmission into park or first gear (manual) and engage the emergency brake. Turn off the engine and turn on the interior dome light.

    • 2

      Open the driver's side door and look above the brake pedal area. The brake light switch is made from white-colored plastic and is mounted inside a small bracket directly above the brake pedal area.

    • 3

      Depress the locking tabs on both sides of the brake pedal switch and remove it from its mounting bracket. Disconnect the brake pedal switch's electrical connector.

    • 4

      Install a new brake pedal switch in the brake pedal switch bracket and reconnect its electrical connector. Depress the brake pedal and have an assistant verify that the brake lights illuminate.

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