If your brake warning light is on, and for reasons that you are not aware of, you should NOT be driving this vehicle. If you know what is causing the brake warning light to come on, have remedied the problem, but the warning still persists, then you will have to take your car to a shop that is equipped for working on these brakes. And if the car is equipped with traction control/anti-lock brakes, the system is a lot more sophisticated, and near impossible for the home mechanic to work on anymore.
I was looking at the 1999 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide and it does not show that it has a gas cap warning light
On a 2000 Mercury Cougar : The OIL PRESSURE warning light is located on the right side of your gauge cluster just above the red " BRAKE " warning light It looks like an oil can Just before you start the car , when the ignition key is turned to the RUN position , the light should light up for a few seconds to prove that the bulb works
Your brake light switch under your pedal is brobaly stuck
On a 2000 Mercury Cougar : The warning light that looks like a can with an X through it , located between the engine coolant temperature gauge and the tachometer ( at the bottom of the gauge cluster ) is your ( LOW engine cooling system warning light )
You can view the 2000 Mercury Cougar owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides ( the instrumentation section explains the different warning lights with drawings )
I have what looks like a battery light on my dashboard. What does this mean?
The red " BRAKE " warning light in your dash comes on if the emergency brake / parking brake is on , or if the BRAKE FLUID LEVEL in the brake master cylinder ( located in your engine compartment , near the firewall , on the drivers side of the engine compartment ) IS LOW
Low washer fluid
According to the 2001 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide : The wrench light in the overhead warning lights means : ( routine maintenance should be performed , the light comes on after approximately 4800 miles / 358 days )
The transit brake warning light, on a Ford, can be reset by changing the brake pads. If the warning light is still on after changing the brake pads remove the fuse for 10 seconds.
Check the brake fluid level, as on many vehicles the "emergency brake" (in the UK, Hand-brake) warning light also acts as a warning light for low brake-fluid.
You can view the 1999 Mercury Cougar owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides The manual explains , with drawings , what each warning light is for
Our manual shows f24 as brake light fuse
There are two of them, which one? Instrument cluster - parking brake on or low brake fluid Overhead console - brake pads need to be replaced.
On a 2000 Mercury Cougar : That's your Anti-theft system status light
That warning light means a light bulb is out. Check all of your brake lights (including the brake light on the rear dash!)
1999 Mercury Cougar brake light bulb lamp replacement: Purchase the correct replacement brake light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement brake light bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the replacement procedure. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for brake light bulb lamp replacement instructions and illustrations. You may want to consider replacing both left and right at the same time in order to keep brightness and color equal (optional).
Your brake light ignition switch should be replaced. It works your brake lights and ignition switch, so you do need it. It only costs about $7 dollars.
The brake warning light comes on in your dash if the emergency brake is on or the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder in your engine compartment is LOW
How do you reset the brake pad warning light for a 2005 c320 mercedes benz?
...I have the exact same problem with my 1993 corolla.......Brake System warning light and discharge warning light
On a 1997 Mercury Tracer : It could have the Anti-lock Brake System ( assuming the warning light bulb works , there will be an " ABS " light in the lower part of the dash , between the " BRAKE " warning light and the speedometer , that you should see when you first turn the ignition key to the RUN position , just before starting the vehicle , to prove that the bulb works )
This symbol is your coolant level is low
Brake system warning light.....