I obviously means that there is something wrong with the alternator or battery. When both lights are on 80 percent of the time its the alternator. Either your belt fell off or your alternator went bad.
Probably the alternator. Have it checked if it is charging.
Most of the light on the dashboard are Warning Lights; different warning lights that might flash up on the dashboard. Some of the more common warning lights are shown below. 1 = Oil pressure warning light 2 = Battery charge warning light 3 = Brake system warning light 4 = Engine warning light
There are several warning lights on a 2008 Honda Civic. The main lights are for the brake system, air bag system, check engine, tire pressure, oil pressure, and battery power.
Brake lights draw their energy from the vehicle's battery.
Possibly a bad alternator (the system is not charging the battery).
Alternator has/is going bad.
That warning light means a light bulb is out. Check all of your brake lights (including the brake light on the rear dash!)
you don't really know unless you get the vehicle tested...most likely it would be your battery or your brakes
I had this same problem with my !995 Galant. It turned out to be the alternator.
No, the license plate light is wired in with the rear tail lights, not the brake lights.
You can reset the brake warning lights, on your VW Jetta, by backing up 20 feet and using the brakes. The automobile will sense the new pads and the warning light will go off.
The good news is the brake lights still appear to work even when this warning is displayed. Does anyone know if the brake lights are at risk of not coming on when you hit the brakes?
the connection between the battery and the brake lights
The fuse box cover labels them
Did you check the drive belt to see if it broke?
change the fuse if not replace flasher
You probably have a bad ground. Check the grounds on the brake lights.
Do you mean What does it mean when the brake and battery lights come on in when it is already started? Check your alternator may be its not working well it cause the battery sign comes out.
It is important to pay attention to the warning lights on the dashboard. When the ABS and brake lights flask that means there is something wrong with the brake system.
I had the same problem on my '99 Hyundai Sonata GLS. It was the alternator. It costs about $170 and it's about $150 to take it to Car-X and have them install it.
Alternator is dead or belt missing.
"Stuck" brake lights indicate that the brake light switch on the brake pedal is broken. It should be replaced.
A third brake light is used to provide a deceleration warning to vehicles that can't see the left and right lights. You can learn more about these brake lights at the Wikipedia.