The rear taillight bulb is accessed by removing the lens housing cover located in the trunk of the vehicle. The shipping costs for these orders are billed at the time of shipping. Returns For all returns, you must give us a call at 1-800-231-1784 for a Return Authorization Number. Installed carburetors are not returnable. In 1968 they came out with a warning light that told you if half of the dual master cylinder wasn't working. This article has also been viewed 65,414 times.
The 3 prong brake light switch is also occasionally used on 1980 through 1991 Vanagons and 1986 through 1991 Syncros. Electrical items are not returnable. It is a simple tool to learn to use. Of course now is a good time to replace them if they are old and rusty. Replacing the master cylinder, as well as the rest of the brake system, is shown in detail in the video Vol.
Take loose the metal lines. To create this article, 18 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. If at this point your pedal feels spongy it means you've got air in the lines that go to your wheel cylinders and these will also need to be bled. . We had it fixed anyway at our cost and it was exactly what is indicated in the recall.
If the new master cylinder doesn't come with rubber plugs these will also need to be swapped or new ones bought. Special order items are not returnable. Have you checked your brake lines and wheel cylinders for leaks and found none? Discount code will be delivered via email. A vehicle that has a burned out rear brake light will fail the inspection. Please include a copy of the original invoice when you ship the product back.
The stop light switches that have 3 terminals usually have a plug that only goes on one way. Reconnect the battery ground strap and you're done. For expedited shipping, you must call us. If so you probably need to replace your master cylinder. We always recommend calling at 1-800-231-1784 rather than emailing when you have a question or concern regarding a return.
Place the red lead to the base of the bulb. Here's what you need to do. No part of this website may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means. Place one lead black from meter to the shell of the bulb. Later I contacted vw customer service in the us and they discussed the matter with the dealer and confirmed they would not cover the service cost for replacement of the brake switch. Returns will be subjected to a 10% restocking fee.
It indicates there is an open circuit in the bulb, in this case the filament Figure B-13. This article has also been viewed 65,414 times. Do you notice the level of brake fluid in your reservoir dropping after relatively few miles of driving? The customer is responsible for the cost of shipping the item back to us. This would indicate that there is continuity through the wires and contacts and bulb with no internal breaks. Remedy: dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the brake lamp switches.
Owners should contact vwoa at 1-800-822-8987. Disconnect the ground strap from the battery. This may save you the cost of new lines and the time and effort it takes to replace them. It is a red wire. All Prices subject to change without notice or obligation.
Special order upholstery items are considered final sale once the order is placed with the manufacture. It does not matter which terminal is powered input and which terminal is output. Swap the stop light switches from the old master cylinder to the new one. If you want your warning light to work you'll need to use the later model stop light switches that have three terminals and modify your wiring. Please do not request express shipping via email. It was clearly evident from information available on the web and the recall notice below that the vehicle was experiencing the same problem described in the recall. All returned items must be unused, non-installed, new, and in saleable condition.
The 3 terminal switches have an output signal which is wired to the brake light warning switch light on the dash. Remove and Replace the Master Cylinder Does your pedal slowly sink to the floor when you push on your brakes? On three terminal switches the input and output terminals are the two parallel terminals. Delivery time averages 1-5 business days depending on your distance from Southern California. On 67 and later bugs both circuits front and rear will need to be bled using this same method. The brake light and other safety equipment should be in working order before taking the vehicle for inspection. If you are not certain if the item you are ordering is a special order item, feel free to give us a call. The cost of oversized items will be applied to the total order and shipping on your other items will be calculated accordingly.