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Always wondered exactly where that brake light switch is?

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Put the front up on ramps.

These 3 photos show 1) Lower front under panel by unclipping at front and removing 10, 10mm screws/nuts. 2) Remove smaller under panel by removing 2, 10 mm nuts - note small section that folds back to allow for clearance around A/C lines. 3) Brake pedal carrier, underside cover, is removed by releasing latch, at rear of cover- end where drain is located, and gently pulling down on back of cover. There is a sticky seal on the cover which will release as you pull. (Good idea to wipe any dirt off of cover before performing this step to keep sticky seal from getting contaminated.)
 

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Repaired my squeaky brake pedal 2nd post

The these 3 photos show 1) Brake pedal carrier with cover removed. note that previous spraying of lubricants from top through the boot was effective at getting lube into housing and making a mess! 2) Bottom of cover after removal. 3) Return spring (Grey), Brake light switch (white), Brake pedal shaft, Actuator rod. By having a helper depress the pedal the squeak can be isolated.
With the pedal depressed you can move the brake switch plunger, check the rod connection etc. In this case the return spring was making a noise because it was rubbing on the shaft. The spring is coiled tightly and spray oil would not penetrate through the coils. By pushing on the spring I was able to open the coils and used White lithium grease on a small brush to lube the shaft and the inside
of the spring. NoMO SQUEAK:D
 

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