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How To Replace Brake Light Switch 04-08 Ford F150

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  1. step : Removing the Brake Light Switch (0:34)
    • Pry off the brake light switch shroud with needle nose pliers
    • Pull the cotter pin out of the switch with needle nose pliers
    • Pull the brake rod out of the brake pedal
    • Pull the switch off the brake rod
    • Disconnect the wiring harness from the switch
  2. step : Installing the Brake Light Switch (1:03)
    • Connect the wiring harness to the switch
    • Push the brake rod onto the brake pedal
    • Slide the switch onto the brake rod
    • Push the switch in
    • Push the cotter pin onto the switch
    • Put on the brake light switch shroud
    • Test the brake lights

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In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the brake light switch on this 2005 Ford F150. It's the same part and similar process on these F150s from 2004 to 2008. The items you'll need for this are a new brake light switch from and a pair of needle nose pliers.

Down underneath your dash, up by the brake pedal, you'll see this neon green clip. Just push on the tab with your needle nose pliers until it pops out. Then pull that clip off. Then you'll see this neon green cotter pin; just pull that out. Then you just pull this bar from the brake pedal and then pull the switch off. Push the tab on the harness and disconnect it.

Up top is the old brake light switch. Below it is the new one from 1A Auto. You can see they're identical and they'll fit exactly the same. Reconnect your new brake light switch and then there's a bushing that goes in the master cylinder activating bar. Make sure that's in there. It felt out when we took ours apart. Put that onto the brake pedal rod just so it's flush with the end, and then the u-shaped part of the switch slides up on the inside until . you've got to push it up there with a little bit of force . until the hole lines up. Once the hole lines up you can push that onto the pedal the rest of the way. Now reinstall your safety clip and then the little safety locking shroud. Just press the pedal and you should see your brake lights light up.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

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2003 - 2006  Lincoln  Navigator
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2005 - 2008  Ford  F150 Truck
2004 - 2004  Ford  F150 Truck
2006 - 2008  Lincoln  Mark LT

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This part replaces:

  • Standard Motor Products SLS-255
  • OE # 2L1Z13480AA
  • OE # 4L3Z13480AA
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