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Brake Light Switch Replacement Estimate for Ford Bronco

Ford Bronco Brake Light Switch Replacement costs $106 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1971 Ford BroncoL6-2.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$142.53Shop/Dealer Price$168.76 - $220.79
1969 Ford BroncoL6-2.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$142.53Shop/Dealer Price$168.70 - $220.69
1970 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$139.25Shop/Dealer Price$164.66 - $214.23
1993 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$113.35Shop/Dealer Price$130.31 - $156.17
1967 Ford BroncoL6-2.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$142.53Shop/Dealer Price$170.44 - $223.73
1994 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$106.55Shop/Dealer Price$122.56 - $146.69
1967 Ford BroncoL6-3.9LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$131.01Shop/Dealer Price$151.20 - $192.23
1978 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$130.99Shop/Dealer Price$151.64 - $190.20
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Brake Light Switch Replacement Service

What is the brake light switch and how does it work?

The brake light switch is a mechanical switch activated when you press the brake pedal. The switch has a plunger in it that contacts a lever in the brake pedal assembly. As that plunger is depressed when you push on the brake pedal, the contacts in the brake light switch closed and voltage flows to the brake lights — turning them on. The brake light switch is also in the circuit that controls the cruise control disengagement and the shift interlock safety feature installed on all newer cars. Failure of the brake light switch occurs due to wear on the internal electrical contacts in the switch, poor switch terminal connections, maladjustment of the switch, or damage to the brake pedal assembly.

When to consider replacing the brake light switch?

  • No brake lights. If depressing the brake pedal does not cause any of the brake lights to illuminate, the continuity of the switch will be tested. If only one brake light is out, then the issue is not the switch but rather the bulb, bulb socket or brake light circuit integrity.
  • Unable to shift out of park. The brake light switch is also wired into the shift interlock mechanism. If you are unable to shift out of park, with your foot on the brake, check to see if the brake lights will illuminate as you push the pedal. If they do not illuminate, failure of the brake light switch may be the cause of the no shift.
  • Intermittent operation of the brake lights or late operation. The brake light switch has to be in the proper position, and work consistently if the brake lights are to come on the instant you press the brake pedal. The switch can sometimes require adjustment, or the contacts may degrade, causing inconsistent operation of the switch.

How do mechanics replace the brake light switch?

  • The switch is first tested using a multimeter, including the terminal contacts to the switch, to determine if it is faulty. If the switch is functioning, the entire circuit must be tested to determine the cause of no brake lights.
  • Should the switch be judged defective, the switch is unthreaded from the mounting boss near the brake pedal assembly.
  • The new switch is threaded in and locked with an appropriate locknut once the new switch is properly adjusted.
  • The operation of the switch is tested to ensure instant illumination of the brake lights upon pressing the brake pedal.

Is it safe to drive with a brake light switch problem?

No. Should the brake light switch have failed, it is unsafe to drive the vehicle because drivers behind you will have no indication that you are slowing, intend to slow, or are stopped. Always address a failure of this type promptly to ensure your safety while driving.

When replacing the brake light switch keep in mind:

  • The mechanic will test the brake light switch directly to ensure that the issue is not elsewhere in the brake light circuit.
  • Occasionally, the issue is a maladjusted switch or a loose contact, and the mechanic can resolve the problem without switch replacement.

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Russell

22 years of experience
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Russell
22 years of experience
Ford Bronco - Car is not starting - Portland, Oregon
Russell speaks to you in plain english about your car, visually shows you what he is talking about on your car and is an all around nice guy!

Peter

23 years of experience
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Peter
23 years of experience
Ford Bronco - Oil Change - Burbank, California
Peter was on time and efficient. He is very good at what he does and easy to communicate with. He identifies other potnetial issues and what I needed to do and ask for, for my next sevice.

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Ford Bronco - Ignition Ignitor - Seattle, Washington
This guy is Awesome!!! I will definitely call him with any problems in the future.

Chris

20 years of experience
1644 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Ford Bronco - Oil Pressure Sensor - Mission Viejo, California
Very pleased with the service and Chriss. He had to deal with two mistakes I made. Incorrect address on the order and a phone number on my computer which I had shut down. Even with those two significant problems Chriss was able to find my home and get the job done ... Much respect, and I do apologize I'm 76 and handicapped which makes most things difficult for me .... luckily my son was here to help out and all went well Will use Chriss again and will recommend to others

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