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Old 03-15-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Brake Light swtich?

so i am on my 3rd brake light switch in less then a year! Is there a short somewhere or something going on?? My friend told me its my brake lights them selves, he told me to sand the connections lightly to take off any corrosion it may have.

any help??

where to start? What to burn or break haha
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hmmm, i dunno. but i have an extra one or two haha.
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Have you made any changes to the stock brake lights, for example, doubling them up or hooking up a trailer?

Are you in a lot of stop and go traffic?

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i know marve you do ha i was the one who got u urs lol and i am getting a new one from Terry

I just doubled them up but the problem was starting before i did that mod it seems
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aww. bitch, buy mine off me. its the same thing.
i got them thinking i needed it cuz i thought i broke mine.
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i got mine for free it was the switch the prong was shoved all the way inside n didn't have any free play oh well. It's all under warranty so its the 3rd switch so far ah
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Hey, there! Is there one here with knowledge on the location of the brake light switch on a manual 318ti? I have the switch, but have heard rumors that the location differs between automatic and manuals. Both brake lights stopped working on mine, so I'm assuming it's the switch...
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Hey, there! Is there one here with knowledge on the location of the brake light switch on a manual 318ti? I have the switch, but have heard rumors that the location differs between automatic and manuals. Both brake lights stopped working on mine, so I'm assuming it's the switch...
Are you popping fuse 46 by chance?
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The switch is just above the brake pedal. Auto/ manual I think is the same switch; however if you have cruise the switch has two sets of contacts in it.
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