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My brake lights won't go off on my 98 accord. I replace the switch, but it's only working when I pull my pedal back really hard, it need to be adjusted but i'm not sure how to do it??? plus my pedal itself feel a little loose.. Is there suppose to be a hole that the switch fits in when the pedal is released? or is there suppose to be something in the hole??

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To adjust properly, screw the switch in watching the button on the nose, with the pedal fully up, the button should be depressed approximately 1/2 the way of its travel. be careful not to adjust it too far in or it can cause brake drag/application. hold the switch and tighten the jam nut to keep the switch from moving. have an assistant depress and release the brake to confirm proper operation. hope it fixes it. have fun.

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