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Re: what does brake! button on read on the dashboard...
First, check to see if the parking / hand brake is engaged just slightly. This will cause the light to remain on with out any noticeable effects. If thats ok than check the brake fluid level. make sure its at the proper level. If it still continues, than you'll have to check the individual components in the brake system. Start with the master cylinder where the brake fluid resevoir sits and look for leaks or problems with the wiring plug located on the side. good luck
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Maintenance required light could mean its time for an oil change. Do you have a check engine light too ? The battery/brake light can mean the brake fluid is low or the battery is not being charged by the alternator.
okay let me tell you and i will try to show you them. first is the check engine light which is a yelloe symbol of a small engine, this means theres a problem with the engine operation or emmisions system. this you can go to an auto parts store and they will scan the cars computer for codes and give you a print out. i can help you further with the codes, next is the anti braking system which doesnt allow the wheels to skid in heavy braking or snow and ice, this symbol will say ABS.nextis the red brake light which will say BRAKE in red and will sometimes come on with the yellow ABS light this light if on alone means you are low on brake fluid, which means a leak or low brakes and you need to have the brake system checked asap, the rest of the light are low coolant, trac, which is in the ****** and controls the traction control, this light will come on if this cars has it when the abs or engine light is on because the computer shuts it done when theres a problem.hope this helps.heres a good site that will show you all lights and what they mean there are alot depending on the car. hope this is helpful.http://www.autoevolution.com/news/how-to-read-the-dashboard-lights-1370.html
hi, all lights the first and important battery light this shows RED when the alternator NOT carging:
the oil light shows ORANGE LOW on oil:
the engine managment light shows when engine sensors detect faults shaped like an engine ORANGE light
head main beam BLUE when ON MAIN BEAM
indicator FLASHING GREEN light
hazard warning RED light
brake fluid low light RED looks like this ( )
brake handbrake ON RED light looks like this ( )
side light GREEN looks like a star
most of the important lights are RED or ORONGE gerry
first check your brake fluid..it most likely is low...ONLY add BRAKE FLUID in it NOTHING else...if it is low there is Only 2 reasons for it...one reason is you have a brake leakage..get it looked at...second is you need new brake pads or shoes
Check to see that the emergency brake isn't engaged. This happened to me a couple weeks ago after I did some work on the dash and had to barely depress the pedal. Also verify your brake fluid is ok.
Hope this helps!