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Brake light came on & brakes airy & to floor. replaced a broken brake line & have bled front /back brakes several times & brakelight still on/brakes not good

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Check the float that is in your brake fluid resevoir, usually the brake light comes on when the fluid is low or the float is stuck down. Also your brake light might be tied in with your emergency brake hand or foot pedal whichever kind you have. Check this switch also. I hope this helps

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