Brake light switch


Asked by mdxray Jan 02, 2019 at 10:52 AM about the 2012 Volkswagen Eos Comfortline

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2012 Volkswagen Eos. Where is
the brake light switch? I swear it
is not on the brake pedal

3 Answers


I would open the hood and look around on the master cylinder for a wire/sensor. Thanks to German engineering, it will be in the least likely place, if you find it at all.

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I did find it!...even 3 VW Dealers I called didn't now where it was. It is on the brake master cylinder, under the hood. Very inconvenient.

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"Old time engineering" thinks to put it on the hydraulic line to sense pressure but it would be a whole lot simpler to put a micro switch somewhere on the brake pedal assembly like most other non-German cars. Thanks for the points and the reply. Now we know for sure.

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