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Brake warning light on

I just had my front rotors and brake pads replaced with a 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with 156,000 miles. The next day the alternator went and I replaced that. When I got the car back the "BRAKE" light in the dash is on. There is plenty of brake fluid filled and the brakes work great. I wanted to know if this just a sensor issue or what that light indicates.

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If you have an abs brake system, you need a code scanner hooked up to it to pin point why the light is on.Autozone can do this, if you have one near you.

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