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When I start the car brake light on the dashboard is on.my foot is not on the brake pedal.the brake lights on the back of the car are not on.when I drive around the light is still on.

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The dashboard light is an indicator that there is a problem in the brake system, Low Fluid or bad Caliper, or an indicator that the emergency brake is activated.

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That break light usually means the parking break is on. Check to make sure that is released all the way. Even one click on will turn on the light.

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