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post #1 of 7 Old 05-16-2009, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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After brake booster install, brake lights are on???

We just finished installing the brake booster for the 93 Renegade, ran into a few bumps such as the D clip on the brake pedal broke, O Riley did have them so we had to rig something up, until I locate one. The main issue is, after installing the new brake booster, the brake lights remain on, any ideas, do I need to adjust the brake light sensor?


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post #2 of 7 Old 05-16-2009, 11:36 PM
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The brake lights as in the tail lights, or the brake warning light on the dash?

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the tail lights are on all the time with or with out the key on

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You need to adjust the brake light switch under the dash, located on the pedal assembly.

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ok thats what i thought, what causes that?

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When I did mine, the hole in the new BB plunger had just a little more metal between the hole and the end. This casued the brake switch to be "on" all the time. I did not see an adjustment, so just ground a little metal off the end of the plunger until the switch worked properly. (did not touch the hole at all, just the end of the plunger)
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you guys were right, the brake switch needed to be adjusted, the red button was not engaged which was causing the lights to be on. Thanks for your help guys.

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