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Brake light on dash

The light (red) stays on in dash

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  • cantrell_bel May 12, 2009

    Thanks. I will do that.

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This means you have low pressure in your brake hydraulic system. First check your brake fluid resevoir level. Get a rag or paper towel to clean the dirt on the outside of the resevoir. Then with car somewhat level take the top off the resevoir (i suggest some latex gloves for this to keep your hands clean). Then see where the level of the fluid is. If it is below MIN just top it off with recomended fluid - should be stated on back of owners manual - probably DOT-3 - DO NOT FILL PAST MAX or it will overflow when you put the cap back on. Put cap back on the resevoir and check your light. If it still lights up you probably have a leak somewhere in the system and would need to go to a shop for repair.

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You could either be low on the brake fluid or the pads have worn out..you've got to check em both.

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