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This is in reference to my 2005 Dodge Neon. My brake light is on and the break petal pushes really easy (almost to the floor) before it grabs; however it only feels like the from brakes are grabing, futhermore I have just had the rear brakes replaced and just added some break fluid. What could the problem be?

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  • Samuel Charles Spriggs Mar 26, 2011

    Brake lights are on because there's not enough pressure in the brake lines to push the pedal back up to the top.

    It sounds like the brake lines are not bled. Was the brake job done by a garage ?

    Charlie

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There is a leak somewhere in the hydraulic system,if you had to add fluid this is NOT normal, bring it back to whoever did the rear brakes, maybe they left a bleeder screw loose. THIS IS DANGEROUS, DO NOT WAIT!!!! If you need more help get back to me Thanks Ray

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

When the rear brakes were done, the entire brake
system should have been flushed. Do that
now

You flush the system every 2 years

There is no reason to top off ANY Vehicle
fluids, as none are consummed

Go back over the rear bake work,parking brake
system and check front brakes for need work

Check power brake booster for vacuum leaks

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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