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#1 of 13 Wiring terminal on brake switch for 92 Lincoln Towncar
Apr 28, 2010 (8:26 am)
I was am in process of changing my brake switch on my 92 Lincoln Town car and noticed that the plastic that is on the wire terminal melted. Wondering why this happen, what I need to do next, and if I could put the new switch on without blowing the new switch. This is the second time in 2 yrs. I have had to replace the brake switch. First time for the melting of the terminal. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me!
#2 of 13 Re: Wiring terminal on brake switch for 92 Lincoln Towncar [jude17]
Apr 28, 2010 (12:43 pm)
If prolonged illumination of the brake lights generates a hotter than ususal or designed intent of electric flow, perhaps a driver is unknowingly "riding the brakes".
#3 of 13 Re: Wiring terminal on brake switch for 92 Lincoln Towncar [euphonium]
Apr 29, 2010 (5:19 am)
Thanks Euphonium. Makes sense now.
#5 of 13 BRAKE LIGHTS ON 92 LINCOLN NOT WORKING PROPERLY
Jul 26, 2011 (12:08 pm)
I HAVE A 92 LINCOLN TOWNCAR EXECUTIVE SERIES AND I NOTICED YESTERDAY THAT MY BRAKE LIGHTS WERE NOT WORKING. THE ONLY TIME THEY WORK IS WHEN I PRESS MY BRAKE PEDAL ALL THE WAY DOWN. WHAT CAN THE PROBLEM BE AND WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO FIX IT!! HELP
#6 of 13 Re: BRAKE LIGHTS ON 92 LINCOLN NOT WORKING PROPERLY [lockwood9189]
Jul 27, 2011 (3:36 pm)
I had that same problem with my Lincoln. It seems to be a common thing. You need a brake switch that is located on the back of your brake pedal. Have a good day!
#7 of 13 Re: BRAKE LIGHTS ON 92 LINCOLN NOT WORKING PROPERLY [jude17]
Jul 28, 2011 (9:19 am)
OK! THANKS! I GREATLY APPRECIATE THE HELP
#8 of 13 Re: BRAKE LIGHTS ON 92 LINCOLN NOT WORKING PROPERLY [lockwood9189]
Jul 29, 2011 (10:13 am)
I LOCATED THE BRAKE SWITCH, BUT HOW DO I REMOVE IT AND REPLACE IT? MAYBE IF ANYBODY CAN GIVE ME GENERAL/ BASIC DIRECTION SO I CAN FIGURE IT OUT IT WOULD BE GREAT!
#9 of 13 Re: BRAKE LIGHTS ON 92 LINCOLN NOT WORKING PROPERLY [lockwood9189]
Jul 30, 2011 (11:08 am)
Hello again Lockwood. Would be glad to help ya on this one. There is a plug to unplug off the switch and some sort of mounting device, like a cotter pin, to take off. Word of advice be careful not to break the cotter pin. Hope this helps! Have a good one!
#10 of 13 Re: BRAKE LIGHTS ON 92 LINCOLN NOT WORKING PROPERLY [jude17]
Jul 31, 2011 (10:44 am)
THANKS JUDE17! I FOUND THE PIN AND REMOVED IT WITHOUT BREAKING IT, NOW TO REPLACE THE SWITCH?? THERE ARE WIRES HOOKED ON TO IT SO I DNT WANT TO MESS THINGS UP, IVE NEVER DEALT WITH AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM ON MY CAR BEFORE. ANY ADVICE WOULD HELP