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Red Brake light comes on when driving (not handbrake light)

Nissan Pulsar late 80's car.
Brake pedal isn't tight and you have to push a fair way down for brakes to work.
Has nothing to do with the hand brake.

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Possibly the brake fluid level low inside the master cylinder so when you brake the fluid moves inside and the contact is made when the fluid moves to the one side of the reservoir, could also be the brake booster that is faulty. Some vehicles were equiped with a sensor that conects up to the booster which monitor the vacuum inside the booster and if the vacuum is very low it switches the same light on as the hand brake. Everything is conected in the same circuit. Hope it will help

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