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How to replace stop light switch dodge intrepid 2000

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how to replace stop light switch dodge intrepid 2000
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  a dodgetech replied 7 years ago.

BRAKE LAMP SWITCH

REMOVAL

  1. Depress and hold the brake pedal.
  2. Remove the brake switch from it's bracket Brake Lamp Switch Location To do so, rotate the brake lamp switch in a counterclockwise direction approximately 30 degrees from its proper mounting position. Pull the switch rearward and remove it from it's mounting bracket.
  3. Disconnect the wiring harness connector from switch.

INSTALLATION

NOTE: Prior to installing the brake lamp switch into it's bracket, the plunger must be moved to its fully extended position using the procedure in Step 1.

  1. Hold the brake lamp switch firmly in one hand. Using your other hand, pull outward on the plunger of the switch until it has ratcheted out to its fully extended position.
  2. Connect the wiring harness connector to the brake lamp switch.
  3. Mount the brake lamp switch into the bracket as follows: Depress the brake pedal as far down as possible. Install the switch in it's bracket by aligning the index key on switch with the notch in the square mounting hole of the mounting bracket Brake Lamp Switch Location Once the switch is fully seated, rotate the switch clockwise approximately 30° to lock the switch into the bracket

    CAUTION: Do not use excessive force when pulling back on the brake pedal to adjust the brake lamp switch. If to much force is used, damage to the brake lamp switch or striker can result.

  4. Gently pull back on brake pedal until the pedal stops moving. This will cause the switch plunger to ratchet backward to the correct position.
  5. Check for proper operation of the brake lamps and speed control.

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