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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by theogill@Aug 28 2004, 06:49 PM |
If I undertand it correctly (I'm having the same problem and thinking about getting under the dash soon), there is a brake light switch that is activated when you depress the brake pedal. The actual circuit board is on the backside of the lamp cluster, and sometimes gets oxidization or something, and then the contact between the bulb socket and the circuit is compromised. From the posts I have read it seems that even when you take care to optimize the contact, the code still shows--which then indicates it's that brake light switch under the dash.
Hope thats helpful, it may not be all that accurate--but thats my understanding.
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