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Thread: Break light problem

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    Break light problem

    Hi all ive been having problems with the brake switch at the top of the peddle on my mk3 golf, the switch kept coming loose and the break lights would permanently stay on now ive got the switch on properly the break lights wont work, does it need adjusting or just get a replacement switch? Thanks neil


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    Re: Break light problem

    Remove the switch and fully extend it and then refit. This should reset it.

    Failing that a new one is needed.

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    1997 Golf GTI (Track Car)
    1997 Golf TDI

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    Re: Break light problem

    Ok thanks i will reset it tomorrow, if does not work can you recommend anywhere to get a new one? ive had a little look on ebay!

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    Re: Break light problem

    gsf or BVR might be able to source them

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    Re: Break light problem

    I may have one here for a few pennies.....
    1996 Golf GTI 16v
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    Re: Break light problem

    I popped to gsf earlyer and got a new 1 was only £6.50 inc vat, not bad the old 1 was knackerd would not spring back. I could of called over if had bin online earlyer oh well its done now cheers guys

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    Re: Break light problem

    Glad your sorted
    1996 Golf GTI 16v
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