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How do you change the brake light switch on a 98 Volkswagen beetle?


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2014-09-18 00:05:15
2014-09-18 00:05:15

The brake light switch is found behind the 1998 VW Beetles brake pedal. Reach it by removing the lower dash console to gain access to the nut holding the switch in place. Remove the nut then then the switch.

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