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Lately the brake light comes on for no apparent reason. Sometimes, it is right after a red light, & I've just accelerated. Any clue? Thanks!

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Check the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir (master cylinder). A slightly low level will set the light off as the fluid is being rushed backward during acceleration. When this fluid is rushed back, the level of fluid is probably dipping below the desired level therefore setting the light off.

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