GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Brake Light Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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Fig. Fig. 1: Adjusting brake light switch

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the plastic cover from steering column, as required.
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  5. Disconnect the brake light switch electrical connector.
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  7. Depress the brake pedal and remove the locknut from the threaded portion of the brake light switch.
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  9. Remove the brake light switch.
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To install:
  1. Install brake light switch.
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  3. Adjust the switch so that the clearance between the end thread of the brake light switch and the brake pedal contact plate is 0.02-0.04 in. (0.5-1.0mm) with the brake pedal fully upward.
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  5. Depress brake pedal, install locknut and tighten to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
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  7. Connect brake light switch electrical connector.
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  9. Install the plastic cover on steering column, as required.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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