Honda Accord/Civic/Prelude 1973-1983 Repair Guide

Brake Light Switch

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REMOVAL, INSTALLATION & ADJUSTMENT



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Locate the switch under the dash area at the top of the brake pedal mount.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical leads from the switch. Remove the nut from the switch and unscrew the switch from its mount.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Brake pedal height, free play and brake light switch adjustment

  1. Install the new switch in position and connect the electrical lead.
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  3. Connect the negative battery cable. Adjust the switch (unscrew the switch from its mount and reposition) as necessary to make the brake lights come on with the brake pedal is depressed and the the lights to go off when the pedal is not depressed.
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