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post Sep 14 2018, 08:38 AM
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So I took the teener for inspection this morning and no brake lights. That's the bad news. The good news is no one has slammed into me from the rear up to this point. Since I doubt it is a bulb issue, where to start? Is there a brake light switch, and where is it located? TIA.
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post Sep 14 2018, 08:48 AM
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Check lever on pedal cluster. Can't remember if it is over or under washer though. Thinking under. Check to if 2 wires plugged in.
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post Sep 14 2018, 09:10 AM
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QUOTE(cooper951 @ Sep 14 2018, 09:38 AM) *

So I took the teener for inspection this morning and no brake lights. That's the bad news. The good news is no one has slammed into me from the rear up to this point. Since I doubt it is a bulb issue, where to start? Is there a brake light switch, and where is it located? TIA.

Funny I have the same issue right now. Havent had the time to really get into figuring it out yet. The switch is at the master cylinder. Wire going into it and wire leaving it. I have no voltage at the switch so I need to break out a schematic and see where that 12v comes from. I think it gets it from the fuse panel.
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post Sep 14 2018, 09:14 AM
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I think the fuse is #7 or #8 around there. Controls cluster, brake light switch, turn signals (I think).
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post Sep 14 2018, 10:43 AM
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Funny I have the same issue right now. Havent had the time to really get into figuring it out yet. The switch is at the master cylinder. Wire going into it and wire leaving it. I have no voltage at the switch so I need to break out a schematic and see where that 12v comes from. I think it gets it from the fuse panel.
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The switch on the master cylinder is not the brake light switch, it's a safety switch to show bad master cylinder.
the brake light switch is in the cockpit in behind the pedal board and has a lever that the brake pedal actuates.
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post Sep 14 2018, 10:57 AM
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Get a Haynes manual. The switch, how it it is installed and how to adjust it is all there.
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post Sep 14 2018, 11:06 AM
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Yeah, check fuse#8. Then buy a Haynes manual, as above! And do a Google search with the question followed by 914 world. Us old farts have answered these q's a thousand times and it's all on this forum. Just search
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post Sep 14 2018, 01:27 PM
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Thanks all!
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post Sep 14 2018, 03:50 PM
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QUOTE(cooper951 @ Sep 14 2018, 01:27 PM) *

Thanks all!

(IMG:style_emoticons/default/smile.gif) Check the ground wires if they are crossed or switched I chased this for a month!!
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post Sep 14 2018, 09:22 PM
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[quote name='barefoot' date='Sep 14 2018, 11:43 AM' post='2648806']
Funny I have the same issue right now. Havent had the time to really get into figuring it out yet. The switch is at the master cylinder. Wire going into it and wire leaving it. I have no voltage at the switch so I need to break out a schematic and see where that 12v comes from. I think it gets it from the fuse panel.
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The switch on the master cylinder is not the brake light switch, it's a safety switch to show bad master cylinder.
the brake light switch is in the cockpit in behind the pedal board and has a lever that the brake pedal actuates.
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Thanks for the correction! I forgot that! Now I know where to start looking!

Scott
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