Brake light switch

Asked by Apr 06, 2016 at 03:15 PM about the 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When replacing the brake light switch I depressed
the brake pedal and heard a clicking sound what's
the sound  coming from

1 Answer

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More than likely it is the shift interlock solenoid releasing the shifter. On newer cars it is necessary to have the brake pedal depressed before you can shift out of park if you have a center console type shifter.

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