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post #1 of 5 Old 03-02-2007, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
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Brake pedal falls/brake lights coming on

Guys on my 95 F350 we noticed the brake lights just came on while the truck was sitting and was off? Looks like the pedal depressed itself. It started up and we ran it a while and hasnt doen it again?

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well the switch for the brake lights is mounted right on the brake pedal up under the dash where the pedal bracket meets the mastercylinder ram...you can take it off pretty easy and clean it up to see if it is sticking...its pretty easy to take off. I could have just been that.
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Was the pedal actually down lower than it should have been or were the lights just on? If it was just the lights on and the pedal was where it should have been, I would look at replacing the switch. They don't cost that much and are easy to install
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Was the pedal actually down lower than it should have been or were the lights just on? If it was just the lights on and the pedal was where it should have been, I would look at replacing the switch. They don't cost that much and are easy to install

What is the switch called? You mena the one at the top of the back of the pedal?

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I think the technical term is the BOO switch. It is the switch located on the pedal where the master cylinder rod attaches. This controls the brake lights on these trucks. When you go to the parts store for one, tell them you need the stoplight switch. I think they are less that $20.00 if I remember right
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