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Brake Light Switch

Brake Light Switch

Postby BigCountryZych [OP] » Mar 15 2013, 1:01am

So my cruise control was not working. Everyone said to change the brake light switch. SO I attempted to. Apparently I did not put something back right because I could not shift my truck out of park. Any help would be greatly appreciated bc I need my truck for work in the morning.

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Re: Brake Light Switch

Postby BigCountryZych [OP] » Mar 15 2013, 1:42am

does anyone have a clue? im desperate
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Postby Machster69 » Mar 15 2013, 1:45am

The two are related. The brake switch works the interlock release... Recheck your steps! Are you sure you got a working/correct switch?
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Re: Brake Light Switch

Postby EKinMN » Mar 15 2013, 1:50am

I am no expert at this, but I thought the shift interlock was mechanical. It's operated from the switch, Kyle?

anyway -- yes. Recheck EVERYTHING on or near where you touched. Something got bumped or knocked loose.
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Postby Machster69 » Mar 15 2013, 1:59am

Ummm i think its solenoid driven. Now i gotta go read up on it for nnbs trucks lol...
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Postby Machster69 » Mar 15 2013, 2:03am

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Ah, true story! I mean, i guess its possible the interlock could be not working correctly. But im not one for coincidence... Ide fall back to where u started, the brake switch!
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Re: Brake Light Switch

Postby EKinMN » Mar 15 2013, 2:24am

Smarty pants. :lol:
ah, I mean...Great info!
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