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Re: Brake lights

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Subject: Re: Brake lights
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 08:47:46 -0700
on 9/18/03 7:52 AM, dave houser at wrote:

> Listers,
> Wife traveling behind me noticed brake lights weren't coming on on the
> 67BGT.
> Checked bulbs, OK, checked grounds.OK. Took wires off brake switch, put
> em back, Voila! brake lights on, then no more. Took wires off switch
> again, ignition on again, brakes lit, then second stab, nothing again.
> Seems like the switch, right? Now, can I unscrew, hold finger over
> opening, replace with another switch without bleeding brakes??
> TIA,
> Dave Houser

Yeah, I just did it, and didn't seem to get any air in the brake line.

In my case the symptom was that I had to press extremely hard with both feet
to get the light to come on.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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