Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Brake Light Switch

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The switch controlling the brake lights is located at the brake pedal. As the pedal moves from its rest position, the switch engages and turns on the brake lights.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the soundproofing.
  2.  
  3. Detach the electrical connectors at the switch
  4.  
  5. Unscrew the locknut and remove the switch.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Place the new switch into position.
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  3. Install the locknut and electrical connectors.
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  5. After installing the new switch, it must be adjusted so that the brake lights comes ON when the brake pedal is depressed approximately 3 / 8 - 1 / 2 inches (8-14mm).
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Older style brake light switch



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Fig. Fig. 2: Newer style brake light switch

 
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