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How do i test the brake fluid level switch on a 2001 subaru out back

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SOURCE: how do you test a brake sensor on a 2001 grand

you need to take to some one who has a scanner. to pin point witch wheel it is. there is noway to test them that i now of. the only other thing you can try is multymeter see if you have curint going thew them

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SOURCE: Red Brake light ON, Parking

it sounds like you have a faulty fluid level switch if you fluid level is ok . you can replace the switch very easy and cheap. if you go to you local salvage yard and cut the switch head of the same make of car and cut the switch of you car and join the wires up they sould be the same colour that should solve the problem very cheap

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