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I have a handbrake switch permenently on when ignition is on even with the handbrake off.please download repair instructions.

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  • 54jacko Apr 15, 2009

    I have the same problem on my 1998 Mitsubish Mirage. I have checked the hand brake switch and it is OK but the hand brake light is always on.

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Have you checked brake fluid level? It is on the same cicuit and puts on the light if the level is too low.  The handbrake switch is usually under the trim for the lever, just a simple on/off switch which can become dislodged if the lever is bent out of line through use.

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