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    The Clar!! it mouves!!!

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    Brake switch problems

    Hiya chaps!!

    Just thought i'd wack a post up on this..... noticed my brakes weren't working at the weekend and headed straight to the pedals to replace the switch.....

    I had loads of problems with this on my 99 1.8T where i bought pattern parts to replace and had to keep stripping the switch as it worked on a sliding contact.... the switch on this car however looks upgraded, unsure if its the same plugin, the switch is a barrel design......i took this apart and noticed that a round piece at the top of the barrel had turned slightly making it not work correctly....

    Tip is to check this before replacing as the new design is not a sliding contact so shouldnt wear as fast as the older switches. Probably save you 20 if anything but a tips a tip
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    What was the problem exactly mate,i have probs in that area too!
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    the connection stops the lights working.... or makes your brake lights flicker on the old switch
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    I wrote a guide for doing this on my Leon. It may come in handy for someone

    http://www.seatcupra.net/forums/show...ht=brake+light

 

 

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