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Brake light switch question

neddynasty Feb 22, 2011

  1. neddynasty

    neddynasty New Member

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    On Sunday I was driving along and the ABS & traction control lights came on. Stopped the car and started again and the lights persisted. About 10 minutes later the glow plug light came on and was flashing. The brake lights also weren't working. It persisted for the day. Consulted the site and it said the brake light switch needs to be changed.

    On Monday rang around a few Audi garages and found one with the part. Off I went and bought the part. Sods law being as it is on the way home from the garage the lights went off and the brake lights were working again!

    Should I change the part anyway or is it OK to go on as it is?
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I'd change it if I was you, being as you've got the part as I'm sure it will go again.

    I can send you a pdf guide if you want it, will need your email address.
     
  3. tullA6

    tullA6 Mean Green Machine

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    i have a 2002 avant sport, i suppose the set up should be the same???? could you fwd the pdf of how to replace please, many thanks..
    timaisling@gmail.com
     
  4. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I've sent this, did you get it?
     
  5. JimLoskot

    JimLoskot Member

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    I would definitely replace it. its easy to do. take the cover off below the steering wheel, unplug, twist, pull out and the reverse to install. Whilst you are there it may be worth doing the clutch switch. Have replaced them both on my 2003 avant
     
  6. markwilliams82

    markwilliams82 New Member

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  7. Tarz

    Tarz New Member

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    Hi, would you be able to send me the pdf for replacing it too? I have the switch, and any help would be gratefully received, my emails tsjagpal@yahoo.co.uk

    Thank You​
     
  8. albarker01

    albarker01 Member

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    Hi! I have to replace my A4 Avant B7 Brake light switch. Grateful for a copy of the procedure. E-Mail is albarker01@btinternet.com Thanks in advance
     

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