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Brake Light Control Module

Where is the brake light control module located on a 1991 Honda Accord.
I'm told that there are 2 of them. One for each side.

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  • iron_nuts Feb 05, 2009

    First off it's not the brake switch near the brake pedal under the dash.
    When the brake is depressed only half the rear lights up.
    All the bulbs are good. There isn't any corrosion on the wires. I have the part. Obtained from the Honda dealer but can't find it. Some other threads indicate it's in the trunk somewhere. There are supposedly 2 of them. One for each side of the rear brake lights.


  • iron_nuts Feb 05, 2009

    This what the part number says it is.

    Rear lamps Backup and tail lamps Lamp Sensor W/o 4ws abs


  • iron_nuts Feb 05, 2009

    Left side lights when the brake is pushed. Right side doesn't light at all and that includes the high mount brake light. At night everything lights up.

  • iron_nuts Feb 06, 2009

    I did some more research and found that what I was sold is a brake lamp failure sensor. There are 2. I in each of the tail lights. One on the left is a 5 pin. The one on the right is a 6 pin. That is what the Honda dealer sold me a 6 pin. I will have to pull the right side taillight to get at the module.

  • iron_nuts Feb 06, 2009

    I'll swap out the module tomorrow. It's strange that one side(the left) works when you apply the brakes and the right doesn't. From what I've been able to find on the net everything points to this faulty module. If that doesn't fix the problem I don't know what I will do as everything else checks out.

  • kmm2638 Mar 07, 2009

    Yep, only one brake light working... but all tail lights work. The only working brake light is the driver's side. Although sometimes the lights decide to work. This is rarely, and they may only work once or they may work for a whole day.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    hum, still thin that is not your prblem, but once u plug it in u bought it.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U WHERE SOLD A PART FOR THE ABS, NO THE BRAKE LIGHTS, SOUNDS LIKE U HAVE A DEFECTIVE COMBINATION SWITCH ON THE STEERING COLUMN.

  • tony yeatman
    tony yeatman May 11, 2010

    Whats wrong with brake lights . control modules ?Not aware of any in that vehicle

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91 Honda Accord has 2 separate tail lights on each side(total of 4 pieces). My problem stemmed from a faulty control module on the right hand side(passenger side). The module in question is located inside the smaller of the 2 tail light sections. In order to change the module you have to remove the tail light. There are 4 nuts holding in the taillight section and 2 phillips head screws holding the module in. The module on this side is 6 pin plug in. The one on the drivers side is a 5 pin plug in. Whole effort takes about 45 minutes. It is strictly plug and play.

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