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Recent Brake Light Switch Replacement Mechanic Reviews in Bristol


956 Reviews

R Bluck Motor Repairs

Mobile mechanic serving Bristol, 15 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...


4th April 2016

SHARYN, TETBURY

Mitsubishi Outlander • Stop lamps switch replacement


80 Reviews

Cardiff Trade Centre

Garage serving Bristol, 20 years of experience

Cardiff Trade Centre is an amalgamation with Speedo Auto which was previously trading for over 10 years. The new business began trading in 2014. We operate a 4 ramp workshop with 7 staff and carry out all re...


9th May 2017

OWEN, Pontypridd

Vauxhall/Opel Zafira-B • Stop lamps switch replacement

20th August 2021

GARETH, CAERWENT

Mazda Mazda2 • Full Service


165 Reviews


369 Reviews

L&G Auto Mobile Mechanic

Garage in Bristol, 24 years of experience

I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...


19th July 2022

ANDREW, BRISTOL

Ford Focus • MOT with collection & delivery

4th February 2021

ANDREW, Keynsham

Ford Focus • MOT with collection & delivery


28 Reviews

Nation Auto Mechanics Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 20 years of experience

Stockwood Lane Garage has been operating for over 20 years. In 2016 Keith Malik took the helm and we have been going from strength to strength ever since. We operate a 4 ramp workshop including an MOT ramp f...


22nd May 2022

DAN, Bristol

Ford Fiesta • MOT with collection & delivery


46 Reviews

Carcraft

Garage in Bristol, 40 years of experience

Carcraft Servicing and repairs has been operating since 1980 The garage offers a 5 bay workshop and an additional MOT bay for class 4 testing. We offer alloy and steel welding inc alloy wheel repairs , servi...



158 Reviews

Westbourne Motors

Garage in Bristol, 53 years of experience

The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...


7th August 2021

AMY, PLEASE SELECT REGION, STATE OR PROVINCE

Ford Fiesta • Coil spring (road spring) replacement - front (both)


23 Reviews

Monster Dent

Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience

We are an independent 5 star garage with high experienced technicians that will take care of your vehicle, we cover a wide range of repairs like: MOT repairs Servicing Air Con Regas Air Con Recharge Bra...


16th March 2022

PETER, Bristol

Volkswagen Transporter • Major Service


35 Reviews

Letang Auto Elctrical Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 9 years of experience

Lathaniel owns Letang Auto Electrics and the business has been operating since 2015 and branched out in mechanical repairs after specialising in tow-bars and auto electrics originally when the business first...


19th February 2022

JAMES, PATCHWAY

Skoda Fabia • MOT with collection & delivery

Want to learn more about Brake Light Switch replacements in Bristol?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a brake light switch replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the brake light system and corresponding switch.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the faulty brake light switch.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will test the lights again to ensure the light functions properly.

Can I do a brake light switch replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a brake light switch replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

What are the symptoms of a bad brake light switch?

  • When none of the brake lights work and the fuses and bulbs have been checked.
  • The brake lights remain on, even without the pedal being depressed.
  • If one brake light works though, no matter how many others do not, it is not the brake light switch at fault.

How long will a brake light switch replacement take?

A brake light switch replacement usually takes around 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

Can you still drive with a faulty brake light switch?

Driving with either the brake lights remaining on or none of the brake lights turning on is not only dangerous, it is against the law as well, so it’s a repair that you need to get done as soon as you are made aware of the issue.

How often should I replace the brake light switch?

There are no serviceable elements in a brake light switch, so if one becomes faulty, it is simply replaced. Should your brake lights cease to function in their entirety then the main cause will be a faulty switch. This can also be the case if your brake lights fail to switch off, even though there is no pressure on the brake pedal.

How common is a brake light switch replacement?

It happens occasionally, but a brake light switch replacement is not a frequent issue.

How does a brake light switch work?

The brake light switch is usually a simple on/off switch that completes the electrical circuit to the lamps that is activated by the brake pedal. When the brake pedal is in the up position, the brake light switch will be off, just like a lamp switch in the house. When the brake pedal is pressed down, this releases the plunger in the switch and the contacts meet to complete the electric circuit to the brake lights.

In some vehicles it is a simple push in and twist plunger switch but in other it can be more complex than that.

How much does a Brake Light Switch replacement cost in Bristol?

The average cost of a Brake Light Switch replacement in Bristol is on average between £45 and £65. Ultimately the cost for a Brake Light Switch replacement in Bristol depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in Bristol. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

These estimates may include Stop lamps switch. We have quotes for the top 33 manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£44 £45 - £120 Get exact price

Audi

£45 £59 - £120 Get exact price

BMW

£69 £72 - £155 Get exact price

Chrysler

£83 £111 - £111 Get exact price

Citroen

£56 £108 - £124 Get exact price

Dacia

£54 £113 - £113 Get exact price

Fiat

£45 £39 - £125 Get exact price

Ford

£41 £33 - £125 Get exact price

Honda

£63 £71 - £144 Get exact price

Hyundai

£55 £95 - £122 Get exact price

Jaguar

£46 £52 - £123 Get exact price

Kia

£62 £122 - £125 Get exact price

Land Rover

£73 £110 - £164 Get exact price

Mazda

£65 £125 - £129 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£45 £49 - £125 Get exact price

MG

£38 £51 - £98 Get exact price

MINI

£75 £108 - £151 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£45 £74 - £112 Get exact price

Nissan

£59 £107 - £132 Get exact price

Peugeot

£41 £44 - £121 Get exact price

Porsche

£143 £208 - £232 Get exact price

Proton

£54 £113 - £113 Get exact price

Renault

£44 £39 - £127 Get exact price

Rover

£60 £63 - £150 Get exact price

Saab

£67 £128 - £128 Get exact price

SEAT

£42 £46 - £118 Get exact price

Skoda

£53 £110 - £114 Get exact price

Smart

£42 £37 - £122 Get exact price

Suzuki

£101 £161 - £179 Get exact price

Toyota

£51 £60 - £128 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£67 £124 - £134 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£53 £110 - £114 Get exact price

Volvo

£61 £66 - £151 Get exact price

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  • Microcar
  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Jeep
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • LDV
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daewoo
  • Daimler
  • Dodge
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Chevrolet
  • Daihatsu
  • Isuzu
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lexus
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Ssangyong
  • Subaru
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a brake light switch replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Brake Light Switch replacement quotes in Bristol

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£77.24

Stop lamps switch replacement

Vauxhall Astra
Bristol
£56.92

Stop lamps switch replacement

Peugeot 207
Bristol
£61.07

Stop lamps switch replacement

Citroen C2
Bristol
£64.70

Stop lamps switch replacement

Audi A3
Bristol