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Handbrake light My hand brake light is constantly on.Whats my problem??...thanks.

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  • dmdunne90 Jan 08, 2009

    Thank you for getting back to me.Thats what i thought at first so i added break fluid.And just thinking about it thats when the light began to stay on permantly.

  • hjbreeden Jan 16, 2009

    Mine is on; how do I check fluid? What do I do if it is low?

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    The most common reason for the Brake light to be illuminated on the dash is low brake fluid in the master cylinder. As the front brakes wear, the brake fluid level drops proportionally. If the fluid is low, you may need to replace the front brake pads. Also, if the fluid IS low, adding some is not a great idea, because the extra fluid you put in will be squeezed back out when the pads are finally installed. Brake fluid will get on you paint, and the fluid will damage paint. Please go out and check the fluid level, let me know if it is indeed below the "MIN" line on the side of the cylinder.



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