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2000 cadillac sls: two displays: CHECK BRAKE FLUID and BRAKE lamp. rear pads have been replaced. brake fluid has been replaced. displays still do not clear.

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Have you checked it to see if it is low? That would explain both lamps on. Have your brakes bled you may have air in the lines.

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As you apply the brakes the rotar and the pads wear down and your flued level goes down also, if you keep going the pads will drop out and the rotar will also get thiner the pads will actually fall out and you will have no brakes at all, so it is advisable to replace the pads it will cost you less money in the long run.

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For front brake pads replacement you need only usually wrench set, inclusive 7 mm allen key also. But for rear brake pads replacement you need obligatory a special caliper piston pressing tool, in order to press back rear caliper piston with parking brake automatic adjustment!!!
For front brake pads. You should buy the brake pads (with wear sensor). For change front brake pads you must raise vehicle, remove wheels, extract the retaining spring of the caliper, and remove the caliper as follow:
1. Do not disconnect the brake hose from the caliper, and do not allow the caliper to hang by the brake hose!
2. Remove top and bottom caps (on back side of the caliper) for access to guide pins, then unbolt and remove them from the brake carrier. Remove the caliper.
3. Now you must thoroughly clean the brake calipers (free of grease).
4. Remove outer brake pad from brake carrier.
5. Pull inner brake pad out of brake caliper piston.
6. Check up the brake fluid level on the reservor, and emptying if neccessary!
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What`s involved in a 96000 mile service for a 2000 Disco 2 ?


Here it is:
Vehicle exterior:
Add 16oz Land Rover fuel Conditioner
Inspect wiper blades
Lubrucate door locks and ckeck straps, hood latch and safety catch, fuel door hinges
Replace alarm handset batteries

Vehicle interior:
Check park brake and adjust if necessary
check seat belts

Under hood:
Inspect coolant hoses, radiator and AC condenser
Check power steering and (if equipped ) ACE fluid level
Clean battery and terminals
Inspect serpentine drive belt
Change brake fluid
Replace air cleaner element
Change engine coolant
Replace spark plugs

Under Vehicle:
Check body for corrosion
Change engine oil and filter, transfer box oil, transmission fluid,
Check front and rear axle oil level,
Lube drive shafts and U-Joints
Check trailer hitch attachment bolts for tightness
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Service SLS filter (if equipped)

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My parking brake is coming on and off. but my parking brake is not on. could this be a wiring problem, the fuses seem to be fine


THE LIGHT FOR THE PARKING BRAKE IS SOMETIMES ALSO USED FOR LOW BRAKE FLUID LEVEL OR WORN OUT BRAKE PADS. CHECK THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL, A FLOAT ACTIVATES A SWITCH WHEN THE LEVEL IS LOW. IF THE LEVEL IS VERY LOW BUT THERE DOES NOT SEEM TO BE A LEAK, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE BRAKE PADS (FRONT & REAR). WHEN THE BRAKE PADS WEAR OVER TIME, BRAKE FLUID REMAINS IN THE CALIPERS TO COMPENSATE FOR MATERIAL WORN OFF. ALSO A SMALL METAL CONTACT EMBEDED IN THE BRAKE MATERIAL WIRED TO THE PARKING BRAKE LAMP, WILL MAKE CONTACT WITH THE DISC (GROUND) WHEN BRAKE PAD MATERIAL WEARS OFF AND LIGHTS THE LAMP.

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Brake lamp comes on as soon I push the brake pedal


If you mean that the brake warning lamp on the dash board comes on when you press the brake, then its because the brake fluid level is low and/or the brake pads are worn down to the limit.
If you mean that the brake lamps at the rear of the vehicle comes on when you press the brake, then thats how it should work, to let other road users know you are stopping. Hope that helps

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My brake light just came on and when I am driving the car I have to push the brakes harder towards the floor?? Is this a simple fix


First thing to do is check the brake fluid reservoir and make sure the level of fluid is sufficient. Low fluid level can cause what you're experiencing. If the fluid is low, add brake fluid. Keep an eye on the fluid level, since all this could be due to a leak in the brake system. If adding fluid does not help, you'll want to get it checked by a professional.

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Shaking while braking


I DON'T KNOW IF THIS WILL HELP BUT NARROW IT DOWN,WHEN BRAKING WHAT SHAKES,STEERING WHEEL SHAKES BACK AND FORTH IT WOULD BE A FRONT BRAKE ISSUE,MAKE SURE CALIPER HARDWARE IS OK,AND CALIPER SLIDE PINS ARE FREED UP,IF THE WHOLE CAR SHAKES IT'S THE REAR BRAKES,PINS SLIDER AND HARDWARE ON REAR ALSO,HOPE THIS HELPS

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2000 gmc both rear tire oil leakage.


You are correct, it's not brake fluid. Check the level in your rear axle, it sounds like you have bad seals in the axles allowing the rear differential gear oil to leak inside the brake drums.
This is a heavy weight oil, 80 or 90 weight. This leakage will ruin your brake pads, and if enough leaks out, your rear differential will blow. The seals aren't expensive, but it's a lot of labor to pull everything apart to get at the seals, plus new rear brakes. My Ford ( and I'm sure your GMC) require removal of the rear axles to change the seals. Good Luck! countrycurt0

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Brake lamp light


How are the brakes acting? This means that you have a brake system malfunction, or that your parking brake is on. 1st thing to check is fluid level. If it's low the light will go on. If it is low, check for leaks. Is your brake pedal low, 'squishy' going to the floor, brakes fading? All of these are system problems. Release the parking brake (even if you don't think it's on, push down on brake release). If it's not adjusted properly, the light can come on. Although it could be a minor problem, don't screw around, find out what's wrong because you may completely lose your brakes next time out. good luck countrycurt0

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