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Tesla Model S: Switch - Brake Light (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Instrument Panels and Pedals / Switch - Brake Light (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the driver's side lower dash trim (refer to procedure).
  2. Rotate the brake light switch 45 degrees clockwise and release it from the brake pedal assembly.

    Caution: The brake light switch is a one time use component. Ensure that a new switch is used during reinstallation.

    Caution: Do not push or pull the brake pedal assembly while removing the brake light switch.

    Switch - Brake Light (Remove and Replace)

  3. Disconnect the brake light switch connector.

    Switch - Brake Light (Remove and Replace)

  4. Discard the brake light switch.
Installation

Caution: Ensure that the clevis pin is properly secured before reinstalling the brake switch.

  1. Position the brake light switch into the pedal. Rotate the switch 45 degrees counter clockwise to secure it.

    Caution: Do not push or pull the brake pedal assembly while installing the brake light switch.

    Switch - Brake Light (Remove and Replace)

  2. Connect the brake light switch connector. Caution: The brake light switch is a one time use component. Ensure that a new switch is used during reinstallation.
  3. Press and release the brake pedal to turn on the drive rails.
  4. Verify the correct operation of the brake lights.
  5. Reinstall the components removed for access.

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