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Look up at the top bar that your brake pedal is attached 2, you will see a switch with wires going to it, it has a little lock spring that attaches it with a pin, pull that off, also make sure the wires to the switch are not broken, lightly tug on them, they can break inside the plastic outer shell so the wire looks ok but no has connection.

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