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Old 12-08-2002, 12:13 AM   #1
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Clicking from under dash when brake pedal pressed

When I hit the brakes, I hear an erratic clicking from under the dash. It sounds like a relay clicking, it doesnt have any sort of pattern to it. Is there a relay or something for the brake lights under the dash?
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Im pretty sure its normal...at least I hope so because mine does.
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does the car have anti-lock brakes?
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never mind just saw your sig 1983 anti-lock brakes doubt it
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It didnt used to do it, just recently started. I guess tomorrow I will look under the dash for any relays and see if they are bad.
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I had a weird ticking noise like yours. It turned out to be the alternator kicking the bucket, although it can also be a certain relay under the dash. It made the choke dash light blink off and on.
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Get underneath your dash and look at the top of the brake pedal. There's two switches there. One's for your cruise control, and the other is for your brake lights. I found out the hard way, going to Connecticut from NJ. My break light switch broke!
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yeah thats what i would chek out.....the relay for your brake lights. My friends 86 camaro had the same prob.
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