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I replaced the brake pads, the warning lights are still on . the service brake lights stay on

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First check your fluid. This is the most common problem when brake lights come on. Drive the vehicle to sse if they go out.
Second. make sure your ebrake and switch is releasing completely
Third. Have brake system diagnostic codes read. will pinpoint problem if readable by sensors
fourth. If vehicle is ABS equipped and ABS light is on suspect wheel speed sensors first before replacing unit

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Take positve off battery for five minutes it will reset the computer

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