Peugeot 405 Manual

Stop-light switch - removal, refitting and adjustment
Braking system / Stop-light switch - removal, refitting and adjustment


Removal
1 The switch is mounted on the brake pedal bracket (see illustration).

22.1 Stop-light switch (arrowed) on brake pedal bracket
22.1 Stop-light switch (arrowed) on brake pedal bracket

2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

3 If necessary to improve access, remove the carpet trim panel from under the driver’s side facia.

4 Disconnect the wiring plug from the switch, then pull the switch from the bracket to remove it.

Refitting
5 Depress the brake pedal fully.

6 Push the switch fully into its bracket as far as the stop.

7 Release the brake pedal, and allow it to contact the switch. The switch should retract, and automatically reset itself.

8 Reconnect the wiring plug, then reconnect the battery negative lead.

9 Check that the stop lights operate when the brake pedal is depressed with the ignition switched on.

10 If the stop lights fail to operate, and the wiring is in good order, renew the switch.

Adjustment
11 The switch is self-adjusting, and can be reset by removing and then refitting it as described previously in this Section.

12 If the switch fails to operate satisfactorily after removal and refitting, renew the switch.


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