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So my brake lights are always on and it is the stop light cushion. I have purchased a new one from the dealer and now need to replace.

I have tried pointy nose pliers and they are just not working. I suspect I may have to remove just the switch itself to gain easier access to snap the cushion into place.

So is there any tricks in doing this without having to remove either the switch or the entire brake pedal assembly?

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I found the easiest way to undo the 3 bolts holding the fuse and wiring distribution board and undoing a couple of the looms.

With this done, you can then move this out of the way and gain side access to the brake pedal. With some slight patience you can insert the stop light cushion into place.

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Any pictures or diagrams? –  Mark Johnson Oct 19 '12 at 21:55
    
@Mark Johnson - No photos/Diagram. But easy to do if you think it will make this question & answer better for the site. –  Wayne Oct 20 '12 at 0:41
    
@Wayne Yes please, that would help immensely. –  Tim Oct 23 '12 at 17:36
    
@Tim/@Mark - Ok, I will try to organise some photos of the old car interior quality not high, but still can show others the little steps required for the non-mechanic to achieve this. –  Wayne Oct 25 '12 at 12:20

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