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02 Explorer Dash Brake Light

jmiah121311

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Can anybody tell me why the brake light on the control panel does not come on when the emergency brake is on? I sometimes drive with the emergency brake on because I forget it is on and the light apparently doesn't work. Could the switch need replaced? Once in a great while the light will be on and stay on until I fiddle with the release, then it goes out.

Thanks!
 
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BigRondo

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Welcome aboard!! :salute:

I had the same problem when I bought my Ex.

I took the switch off and cleaned the contacts and it has been working ever since, over 2 years!!

The switch is located at the top of the e-brake pedal. It only has 1 wire attached to it. Disconnect the wire and remove the switch, then clean the contacts and you should be good to go!!

Hope this helps out! :D:thumbsup:
 
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it worked!

thanks!

got busted by a barney fife state safety inspector.
 
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Nice job getting it sorted! :biggthump
 
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