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Brake light is on on my 2003 discovery (land rover) brake fluid leaking from the container

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Check your brake fluid level. If it is low, that light will come on. If the fuid level is ok, and the switch is ok, check the p/b switch

parking brake switches are usually normally open and go closed when the brake is engaged, the brake handle going up releases the switch and then presses it back down when you put the brake handle down, 9 out of 10 times the switch gets pushed to the side or broken so when you put the brake handle down it does not push the switch down. this would be the first place I would look.
The parking brake light is also an indication of a problem with the brake system

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