Mitsubishi Pick-ups and Montero 1983-1995 Repair Guide

Stop Light/Brake Switch

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INSPECTION



See Figure 1

  1. Unplug the stop light/brake switch harness connector.
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  3. Check the switch for continuity between the following terminals:

    When the brake pedal is depressed, terminals 2 and 3 should be continuous.
     
    When the brake pedal is not depressed, terminals 1 and 4 should be continuous.
     

  4.  
  5. If the switch does not show these continuities, replace the switch with a new unit.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Stop light/brake switch terminal configuration

 
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