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I tried and failed to install a brake light pedal stop bushing on son's Corolla........
By:  P. Briscoe (Non running-dog anti-imperial anti-Bush unapologist name-changer; 22919)
Posted on: 10-06-2019 18:53.
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it's just a little rubber or plastic doohickey that goes into a hole in the brake pedal arm way up underneath the dash, but without it, the brake lights stay on all the time. Even with the ignition turned off.

Since I couldn't find the right part at any auto parts store, I found something similar at a hardware store and put it in and it worked. I tapped the brakes about 40 times in a row and the light stayed off when the pedal was released.

So I put the dashboard back together and called it good, but the next day, the brake lights were back on. Apparently the part I jerry-rigged wasn't strong enough or thick enough to hold.

I have to order the exact match from the dealer. Car's sitting out back with the battery disconnected to prevent the brake lights from draining it.



Edited by P. Briscoe at 10/6/2019 6:57:02 PM

Edited by P. Briscoe at 10/6/2019 6:57:41 PM