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Is There A Way To Test The Brake Light Switch Off The Car? I Used A Multi Meter And Pressed Up In The Switch But 2 Used And 1 New Dont Show Any Continuity. This Is The Pressure Switch On A 60 Bird..thanks Kenn
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Should be able to do it with air pressure.
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Old 10-05-2017, 11:15 AM
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have done that with success . . . found a scrap piece of pipe material, screwed it into that and then applied air with the air nozzle while holding multimeter leads.

If you use DOT 5 fluid, they tend to have about a 2 year life. Something inside ceases to flex anymore. If DOT 3 or 4, ignore my comment.

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I just recently changed my Brake Light switch, but made no difference. I later discovered that the live wire just before the fuse had broken off. After reconnecting the wire, the Brake Lights are working again. Now I have a spare Switch. I'm not saying that you have the same problem, but check it just the same including the Fuse. It seats just under the Ignition Switch.

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To test the wring just unplug both wires from the switch, touch them together and brake lights should light up.
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Just Trying To Finish Up My Power Disc Conversion. The Brake Lights Work But The Switch Wont Turn Them On. I Bought A Plunger Style Switch ( Oriellys # S237) And Made A L Shaped Bracket, Mounted To The Column Suport. Hopefully I Can Test Drive The Car In The Morn. Thanks For The Replies..kenn
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