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Brake Light Switch Replacement Estimate for Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Brake Light Switch Replacement costs $108 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV6-3.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$131.01Shop/Dealer Price$154.30 - $197.65
1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV8-4.3L DieselService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$116.61Shop/Dealer Price$136.36 - $168.95
1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV8-7.5LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$128.81Shop/Dealer Price$149.64 - $187.09
1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV8-5.7L DieselService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$116.61Shop/Dealer Price$138.04 - $171.89
1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV6-3.8LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$131.01Shop/Dealer Price$153.13 - $195.61
1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV8-5.7LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$119.49Shop/Dealer Price$136.80 - $169.19
1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV8-4.3LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$164.81Shop/Dealer Price$193.92 - $257.84
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeV8-5.7LService typeBrake Light Switch ReplacementEstimate$114.49Shop/Dealer Price$134.11 - $168.23
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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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Jeffrey

25 years of experience
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Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Check Engine Light is on - Rock Hill, South Carolina
Jeffrey was early to the appointment time. Upon opening the hood of the car to inspect my engine, he was right away able to diagnose some of the problems I was having. He definitely seemed to know his stuff. Very friendly and helpful. Even fixed a few of my small vacuum leaks right away since he had some spare tubing around. Awesome experience!

Chuck

8 years of experience
109 reviews
Chuck
8 years of experience
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Battery - Carrollton, Texas
He is a pleasure to work with. I will be using him again.

Patrick

9 years of experience
158 reviews
Patrick
9 years of experience
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer - Chandler, Arizona
Patrick was a savior to me! He called me prior to our appointment to clarify my notes on my car repair. He wanted to make sure he had a certain tool with him. He made a stop at his residence for the tool and was on his way. He was able to finish up the must needed repair to my car in a relative short period of time. Patrick is a true professional certified auto repair technician! Very knowledgeable, likeable, and a great personality! He is “my guy” for any future repairs to my vehicles!

Ben

39 years of experience
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Ben
39 years of experience
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Car is not starting - Spring, Texas
Very knowledgeable. Timely work

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