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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 13th, 09, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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Brake light switch

I just installed a new wiring harness in a street rod project, and the steering column is from a mid 1970's Chevy. It seems that the brake light switch is working backwards. When the brakes are pushed down the brake lights go off, when the pedle comes back up all the way, the lights come on. There is power to one side of the switch. Has anyone ever heard of this. Thanks.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 13th, 09, 04:50 PM
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Re: Brake light switch

Does that switch have four spade terminals on it? If so two are for cruise control and are normally closed , the other two are normally open.

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Re: Brake light switch

It has 2 terminals. The column does have cruise, but I think it has its own 2 wire plug.
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Re: Brake light switch

If the cruise has a separate switch I'd be somewhat surprised but not entirely impossible. It sounds like this is as simple as buying the correct normally open switch.

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