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"BRAKE" light in red is constantly ON

So I don't even have the hand (emergency, parking) brake on... but the screen thingie says "BRAKE" in red letters....

sometimes, it just goes off, and then it comes back on.. whats wrong?

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  • Jkwoner Feb 22, 2009

    whats a brake cylinder?

  • Jkwoner Mar 04, 2009

    I think I see the bonnet... Is there couple screws you have to unscrew? I don't want to unscrew the wrong thing....lol

    thx

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Toyota's have a switch in the top of the brake cylender, to solve it just top up your brakes, if this doesnot work you will have to have your brakes by a specialist

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

  • Grahame Begg Mar 02, 2009

    OPEN THE BONNET, under the bonnet just in front of the steering wheel, there is a small plastic cylender with 2 wires going to it. this will have a high and alow mark. if your light is on, your fluid will be low. wipe around the top of the lid and top up with a D.O.T. 4 brake fluid, any service station should have the correct fluid and may even put it in for you

    cheers

  • Grahame Begg Mar 05, 2009

    the bonnet is the big thing on the front of the car covering the motor. there is a bonnet release cable on the drivers side under the dash. if you are not sure go to the nearest road service and ask them to show you how to check all your fluids please. under the bonnet is where you check your brake fluid, engine oil, steering fluid, water in the radiator transmition fluid and windscreen washers

    P.S. your dash light for the park brake says so, your brake fluid is dangerously low, you must get checked SOON

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