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Parking brake light

Recently my parking brake warning light began to stay on regardless whether the brake was set or not. I replaced the switch thinking that this was the problem. The light is still on. Any advice?

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    My abs & brake light is on. how can i troubleshoot to repair?

  • blogoodnix Apr 24, 2009

    AND...I don't know where the brake fluid goes



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The parking brake and the low brake fluid use the same light. If it comes on during acceleration, your brake fluid level is low and you need to add some brake fluid or replace your pads. The brake fluid gets low as the pads wear as the whole system is hydraulic. Another possibility is a brake fluid leak. As you accelerate, the fluid gets pushed back causing the low brake fluid light to turn on.

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