Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Brake pedal - removal and refitting


1. Remove the stop-lamp switch by turning it 90º left or right and withdrawing it from its bracket (see illustration).

Braking system
Stop-lamp switch 'keyhole' mounting (arrowed)

2. Unhook the pedal return spring.

3. Detach the clevis from the brake pedal by removing the clevis pin retainer (split pin or spring clip) and pushing the pin out.

4. Remove the split pin from the end of the brake pedal shaft. Undo the shaft nut, remove the washer and push the shaft out towards the steering column. The pedal can now be removed.


5. Refit in the reverse order to removal, using new split pins or other safety securing devices. Lubricate the pivot points with grease.

6. Before fitting the stop-lamp switch, pull its plunger out as far as it will go. The switch will adjust itself once it is fitted (see illustration).

Braking system
Stop-lamp switch plunger in extended position (top) and after fitting (bottom)

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