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How do you get to the brake switch button so you can get your brake lights to work on a peugeot 406?

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2009-09-17 19:06:25
2009-09-17 19:06:25

The switch lies over the brake pedal in the drivers well. The switch just pushes out. It is an easy repair but very difficult place to get your head in.

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The brake light switch must be broken or out of adjustment.


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There is a brake switch under the dash immediately in front of the brake pedal arm. It has a little button on it that is depressed when the brake is off, but when you press on the brake pedal, the button comes out and the brake lights come on. I'm still trying to get mine out, so if anyone figures out how to do that, I'd like to know. :)


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The same thing happened to me. It's the brake lights switch either under or over the brake pedal. The same thing happened to me. It's the brake lights switch either under or over the brake pedal.



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