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a few scenarios can cause this light to come on, the level of brake fluid in the brake reservoir, normally located in the engine compartment, if this is topped up, check the handbrake switch maybe jammed in the closed position and lastly check the brake disk pads front and back for wear.
this could simply be a loose connection on the handbrake switch but this light is also the brake fluid level warning light so it might be a good idea to check the brake fluid level too. also it might be part of the brake pad warning system ane may indicate that the brake pads are nearing replacement it is also required to replace the warning wires with the pads
The switch that detects when the handbrake is pulled is either loose and jiggling around or the handbrake cable is loose and allowing it to move enough to hit that switch. That's not safe, you need to have it looked at.
code 22 is a problem at coolant temp.sensor voltage too high or too low,the brake warning light could mean that fluid is low and u have a lost of pressure,brake line leak,leaking rear brake cylinder,worned out brakes,defective master cylinder or a defective handbrake and the switch stays on.youll have to check brake system!
if your braking system is ok and its only the handbrake warning light that is on then it sounds like a stuck switch not sure were it is on your car but it should be near to the bottom of the hand brake it is a type of push switch i.e. handbrake in the on position switch will come out relase the handbrake and it will push the switch back in.
Sounds like the sound when you leave the handbrake on. The same light as the low brake oil level will come on with the handbrake. And the warning sound coming from the cluster will come on if you leave the handbrake on and start driving to warn you that you left it on. Guessing your handbrake is not on and that your brake level sensor on the master cylinder is good (on the cap) check your handbrake switch and the wires there. You can unplug it and try it like that or you might have to bypass the 2 wires in the connector together. I can't remeber if with the handbrake on if it closes the circuit or the opposite. Once you have the connector in your hand you can unplug it with the car running and see if the light goes off. If not you can jump the 2 wires and see then. Or just check the switch isn't staying stuck. You'll see more once the handrake console is off. Just look around the mechanism of the handbrake and you'll find the switch.
Ok Lisaa, is it the brake light that's coming on, or actually a light for the handbrake? If this light is for the handbrake, check the handbrake the next time it lights up, by doing this, push in release button and push e-brake down as far as u can. Does the light go off? Sometimes if the e-brake is on just slightly, the dash light will go on. I am not familiar w/ Mitsubishi dash warning lights, but usually there is only one brake warning light and it's an indication of a brake problem. Give me any more info that u can, if it's the brake system warning light u need to get it checked out asap. How much fluid did u add, and have u checked it again? Let me know, countrycurt0