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95 sub emerg/parking brake light will not turn off

Recently performed brake job on my 95 sub. Replaced both pads front & shoes rear. Bled the system inc. master cyl brakes feel good but light will not turn off on the dash. Any suggestions ?
thanks Mark

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  • hummer2 Jun 28, 2008

    it always stays on. Double checked parking brake and fluid, checked out ok.

    Next, I think I will try replacing Master Cylinder. Durring bleeding it I noticed poor pressure out of 1 of the lines. I think that may be the cheaper route. Hopefully its not the booster. Amazingly the brakes seem to work ok.



    thanks for the input, its definetly helpfull !

    Mark

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    thats not the problem its electical wiring or a sensor has gone bad try the speed sensor

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Master cylinder replacement is not the most difficult job. I wish you success!

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Only two things should normally activate the light:

Parking Brake engaged switch.

Low Fluid level in master cylinder.

I don't think you did any work to the Parking brake, but you should check it to be sure.

I believe that you would have double checked the fluid level, but please check it again.

Other things that could activate the light would be a worn or leaking master cylinder; improper brake fluid type; a damaged brake booster diphragm .

I have attached a link with excellent info on how a brake system works here.

Also, does the light always stay on, or only when you apply the brakes?

Brian

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