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Performance Specialists Since 1963

Brake Light Switch

Aftermarket - 8196600300 - 1501091 - 109130

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Product Description


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.

About Aftermarket

Aftermarket parts are a reasonably priced and good alternative to OE products. We often supply aftermarket products in place of OE parts that are no longer available as well. 

Some items will be better than stock or considered an upgrade from the OE design in the aftermarket brand. 

Other items will work as a less expensive alternative to stock. 

We will not sell a product that we do not believe in, so rest assured you are fine with the aftermarket brand in most applications!

If you have any questions, contact our customer service team to advise on the best aftermarket products for your Volvo.

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