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anyway, i took out the carrier and inspected the bulbs. Did you remove and test both bulbs? Either way problem solved. If the lights turn off, the switch is either misaligned or the pedal is in the wrong position. have a peek here

The Linkmeister and an OEM Freak. Here's the thing, I have been driving with one faulty brake light for about a week (I know, I should have replaced it immediately). An analog switch is simple, but if your vehicle uses a digital sensor instead of a switch, you may need to seek the help of your local dealership. Welcome Guest, is this your First Visit?

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Re: Brake light switch. « Reply #4 on: 08 July 2009, 18:55 » Quote from: Miggie on 08 July 2009, 08:02Yeah i remember doing mine a couple of months back....just went All rights reserved. Reply   Reply With Quote Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements VW Passat Forum Advertisements   + Reply to Thread vBulletin Message   Cancel Changes Errors The following errors occurred with your submission That makes sense to me.

If I didn't have a spare switch to swap in, I'd ohm out the switch to make sure it's making contact (would still need the diagram). Posting Quick Reply - Please WaitPosting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Wheel spacing | Fuel Question Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests) Thread You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Vw Jetta Brake Light Switch I did get a wierd symptom before it happened.

You need an ohmmeter and the wiring diagram. turn lights work fine. Others have had the problem but I can't find how they fixed the problem. http://www.vwforum.com/forums/f15/no-brake-lights-19733/ Loading...

I have figured it is a grounding or contact issue as I can smack the tail light and it will start working again. Vw Beetle Brake Light Switch Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Replacing Rear Brake Light Switch on MkIV VW IDParts.com SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe3,7833K Loading... my real concerns were how both stopped working at the same time, odd isnt it? Have to pull out the whole plastic carrier/assembly out to get them out; also disconnect the harness before trying to pull it out.

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You can check by unplugging the brake light switch and checking the lights. navigate here Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Reply   Reply With Quote 03-17-2005, 10:04 AM #3 pete1 5th Gear Join Date Mar 2003 Location Louisville, KY Posts 6,172 If it's Then when you turn the lights on both brake lights and the markers should work. Place a little grease on the end of the plunger to help lubricate its contact point on the brake pedal. Vw Golf Mk4 Brake Light Fuse

Was this answer helpful? Use the ohmmeter to check the continuity. We are always looking for top class Companies to join and support this website, so to get more details of our excellent value advertising packages please email for full details. http://camtronics.net/brake-light/2001-gmc-sierra-brake-lights-not-working.html Check brake light function and reinstall the kick panel.

zender rear lip spoiler, stock 15's and tires from a GLS, head gasket, head bolts, spec stge2 clutch and fly, 440cc injectors. 4 sale. No Brake Lights Working Vw Golf Mk4 Note that passwords are case-sensitive. The switch is mounted to the pedal cluster and is replaced by working inside the car, below the dash on the drivers side.

Figure 1 Begin by removing the lower kick

I checked the bulbs/fuses and bought a new switch still not working.

Loading... Re: Brake light switch. « Reply #8 on: 04 August 2009, 19:26 » Quote from: webdevkev on 03 August 2009, 15:26Hi guys, I'm new here (first post actually )Hope you can If there is no power or ground, then the problem is in the first half of the circuit. Vw Polo Brake Light Fuse Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

This feature is not available right now. Sign in 13 Loading... Strangely, it hasnt thrown up any faults (dont know if faulty brake lights even throw faults, they should, shouldnt they?). http://camtronics.net/brake-light/2001-volvo-v70-brake-lights-not-working.html You currently have 0 posts.

Use the wiring diagram to determine which leads need to have continuity and when they need it. Note: as with our project car most cars are missing these screws as the panel will stay in place by friction; if your car is missing them it is a good If you are sure your bulbs and fuses are good, that's what I'd go for. If the signal gets back there, you can probably assume that the switch is working, especially if your third brake light is working properly.

Should they stop working, you put yourself at risk for a rear end collision, so any malfunction of the brake lights needs to be addressed immediately. All content is viewed and used by you at your own risk and we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of any of the information.
Copyright: Images used on this If your brake lights are not working, more than likely the brake light switch has failed. Depress your brake pedal, and then use a voltmeter to touch the terminals lightly in order to check for voltage.

already a member: Home Register Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online Garage Blogs What's New? Guide switch through mounting hole (only fits in one position).