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DIY How To: Fix Civic Brake Light Problem Replacing Brake Pedal Stop Pad

Discussion in 'DIY How To's' started by Marklar1, May 24, 2016.



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  1. Marklar1

    Marklar1 Respected

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    My brake lights wouldn't turn off, so I had to find a solution... quickly.

    I want to help anyone out there experiencing the same problem with their brake lights. If you are lucky enough to catch this one in time, your brake lights won't run out your battery, but if you aren't lucky, then this problem could drain your battery over night.

    I made this short tutorial video how to fix this very common problem in Hondas and Acuras.

     
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  2. XpL0d3r

    XpL0d3r What Civic? Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    Ah this issue. I've had to do this before.

    Thanks for the DIY! Solid first post lol
     
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  3. Esotericimage

    Esotericimage Taking an H-T break Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    I just used on of those furniture plastic pads with the spike in it. Theres always a home depot or Lowes around til i could get to the stealership.

    The stealershp wanted 5.00 for a replacement. I told them the list price for 1.29 or something like that and then he just gave me the thing.. He knew he was busted.

    Lesson here: Look up the HONDA MSRP so you know when the stealership is ripping you off.


    www.HondaPartsNow.com is a good resource


    EDIT: Solid info, nice post
     
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