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Default front brake light switch

I have a 78 75th anniversary XLH with factory dual disc front brake. I can not find the lever operated brake light switch anywhere. The correct wires are in the switch housing that also houses the start, right turn and engine kill switch. The only place I have not looked is inside the brake fluid reservoir. Any help is appreciated.
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Try This Thread: http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1666276

Ronnie's Microfiche only goes back to '79 but I would expect the '78 to be the same:

http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche....H%20ASSEMBLIES
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http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche....Y%20W/%20LEVER

You should find the switch in the Master Cylinder portion of the switch housing - when the lever moves to operate the Master Cyliinder Plunger, it also operates the switch...

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Found it, thanks to all for making me go back to the shop and look again. The switch itself was hidden by a rubber tube, obviously some type of protector.
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