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If you have a brake light on you dash lighted up at all times it very well may be that your brake fluid is very low. Also if it is neglected and not checked that often you more than likely need new brake pads as well. the fluid will go down as the pads and shoes wear down. The fluid fills the space in the piston walls as the pads or shoes gets thinner

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HOW TO GET RID OF THE ABS AND BRAKE LIGHTS ON DASH


Hello, welcome to Fixya!

The ABS and brake lights on your dash board is cause by low brake fluid/oil level. When the brake fluid/level of your vehicle is low, the ABS light and brake light will appear on your dash board, indicating that it needs to be checked.

So open your bonnet and check the brake fluid/oil and make sure it is not low. The brake fluid/oil is the first that needs to be checked in a situation like this.

If the above appears not to be the problem, please let me know.

Regards.

Nov 17, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

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add brake fluid light on but fluid not low


Sometimes the float in the master cylinder gets stuck and you have to carefully work it up and down with a screwdriver or something. The switch might be bad on the float too. If the low fluid switch is telling the system that the master cylinder is low, that will cause the "Brake" light on the dash, to come on too.

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Brake light on dash is on. What does it mean?


This Light Indicates 1 of 2 things, 1. Is the BRAKE FLUID Level is LOW, Or 2. That the Parking BRAKE is Applied. Check Fluid and Top Off If Needed, There is A LINE that Shows The PROPER Level.

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e brake light in dash


Check your brake fluid level.If thats low then your light will come on and go off with the car moving the fluid about.

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check the brake fluid level, if its low the light will be on. Usually when the brake pads wear down the fluid will become low and thats about the time to change the pads. You should be able to add some fluid though and be ok for a bit. If you hear any funny sounds like grinding or squicking (sp) then its time for brakes.

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