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124235 - Meyle - Brake Light Switch - 1501091

This product is specific to particular car models. Please check fitment for your car before buying.

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    If you have a '67 or earlier Volvo it's a good idea to check the brake light function often. The most common failure is the hydraulic brake light switch. To test that the wiring is not the problem, pull the two wires from the switch and, with the key on, touch the tips of the two wires together.

    Have a friend tell you whether the brake lights function. If the lights function while crossing the wires but not when you step on the pedal it's likely the switch has failed.

    To replace the switch you'll need: One 7/8" wrench to remove the switch and a good set of Vise-Grips to keep the junction block from turning. If you proceed quickly, there should be no need to bleed the brake system.

    Potential Product Fitment Issues

    Early models 1962-1966 had screw-on terminals. If your car still has that style of terminal you will have to change to push-on spade type of terminal for this switch.

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    About Meyle

    MEYLE is a icon in automotive spare parts. They are used in over 120 countries around the globe the MEYLE brand is a hallmark of top-quality spare parts designed to meet the needs of the independent aftermarket. MEYLE products are readily available world wide and include over 24,000 items from the MEYLE-HD, MEYLE-PD and MEYLE-ORIGINAL product lines.

    MEYLE products are extremely reliable and durable automotive spare parts manufactured at their own production sites and at trusted production partners. MEYLE boasts a comprehensive and highly diversified product range. Whether chassis and steering components, rubber-to-metal parts, brake components, suspension and damping parts, cooling system components, filters, drive train components, electronics or sensors – MEYLE is synonymous with top-grade quality-tested spare parts.

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