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I.P Brake light is staying on.. what does this mean

On the dashboard of my 96 mercury sable, the I.P Brake light is staying on, what does this mean? why is this on?

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Hi,

Offhand, the brake light warning on most dashboards would indicate that the hand/emergency brake is engaged. If even when the hand/emergency brake is disengaged or is in normal position and the light is still lit, it could indicate that:

  • the brake fluid in the reservoir is below minimum level;
  • and possibly the brake shoes/pads need replacement.
Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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Most likely low on brake fluidor a bad sensor on brake fluid reservoir brake fluid reservoir

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Check the brakes if ok top up fluid and if that's ok check the sensor on the master on the side of the reservoir

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