Changing the brake light switch is a relatively simple task, and you should try to do it yourself. The brake light switch is a small electronic device located at the top of the brake pedal (inside the car on the floor where your feet go). It is about 3 inches long, has wires coming out of one side, and a plunger on the other that moves in and out when you step on the brake. First, unplug the brake light switch cables. You'll have to pinch the sides and wiggle it out. You will need to use a 1/2 inch socket or spanner to remove the L shaped metal bracket above the brake light switch, just in front of the brake pedal and clutch pedal. (Actually, I did this but it may not have been necessary. See if you can perform the next step without taking this out.) The brake light switch is held in by two plastic pins. You'll need to turn it like a bottle cap and gently pull out until it comes out out. This is your culprit. On 1998, 1999, and early model 2000 beetles, the brake light switch is a two wire device. On late model 2000 and 2001 beetles, the brake light switch is a four wire device. To put in the new brake light switch, put it into the same slot the old one just came out of, and rotate it until it is in the same position as the previous one. Reattach the L shaped metal bracket above the brake light switch. Plug the cables back into the brake light switch, making sure they are firmly seated. Be careful of the clutch pedal switch. It has a similar switch to the brake light switch. If it comes out, just put it back in. The clutch pedal switch is used to make sure you have the clutch pedal pressed down when you are starting the car, otherwise it won't start. Good luck.
Changing the brake light relay switch on your 1999 Chevy Cavalier is quite easy. The brake light switch simply plugs in and out.
To change the brake light switch on a 1999 Deville, remove the screws on the switch. It is located right on top of the brake pedal under the dash. It works as an open circuit.
The 1999 Chevrolet Malibu brake light switch can be found beneath the dashboard, next to the brake pedal. The brake light switch simply plugs in and out.
The brake light switch is behind the brake pedal.
Bent brake light switch bracket above the brake pedal.
Brake Lights "Stuck" ONUsually that is caused by the brake light switch becoming "out of adjustment," but sometimes it can be caused by a defective brake light switch.
what does it mean if my brake light is blinking on and off when its pushed down in my 1999 Chevy silverado
Brake light switch out of adjustment or defective
If you mean (brake light) switch, the answer is yes. It is located at the top part of the brake pedal assembley.
It is on a bracket just above the brake pedal.
Most brake light switches are mounted to the brake pedal up towards the dash board
It is on a bracket, just above the brake pedal.
Replace brake light switch.
Fuse and/or switch Switch located at upper end of brake pedal under dash
where is the drake light switch on a 1999 chevy s10. The brake light switch is located just above the brake pedal. You will need a flashlight to see it.
Replace the switch.
Brake light switch on the brake pedal is defective
Look at the upper end of the brake pedal almost under dash
It can be found on the upper end of the brake pedal bracket. It helps if you have nibble fingers to r & r the brake switch.
Don't bother. The brake light switch on 1999 beetles (maybe all of them, actually) have been recalled. Unless you get it changed, the brake lights will keep going out. Call your local dealer and they should change it for free, mine did about 8 months ago. Still, this doesn't seem to fix the problem as my brake light is out. It may only be a burned out bulb though.
Yes. It could be a blown brake light fuse or a faulty brake light switch.
Change the brake switch located where the brake pedal is, a little above. Done!
Possibly blown fuse, bad brake light switch, or blown brake light bulbs.
Defective or misadjusted stop light switch?
The brake switch on a 1999 Corolla should be on the top of the brake pedal arm. If the switch goes bad, then the brake lights might stay on, or not come on at all.