The cable is usually adjusted under the car. If the E-Brake is not holding and needs adjusting, this is a sign that the rear brakes need replacing.
Check the emergancy brake cable- as it starts to wear, it stretches & leaves slack in the cable. There should be an adjustment to remove this slack. The tension in the cable pulls the lever to not make the switch for the brake light come on.
have you checked the sensor for the break fluid You can also check your parking brake, make sure it is all the way up and check the switch on it also for proper adjustment.
Start with an inspection and adjustment of the parking brake shoes by removing the rear brake rotors. If the brake shoes are good and they are adjusted up and you still need more adjustment, make final adjustments on the brake cables under the drivers side of the vehicle.
Check under the vehicle near the rear where the cable splits into left/right; you mayfind adjustment there.
Bad bulbs? Blown fuse? Brake light switch defective or out of adjustment
Check for a blown brake light fuse. Check for a broken or out of adjustment brake light switch.
The reason for the brake light's staying on are that the switch is faulty, To find the switch, look at the brake pedal and follow it up to just below the dash area, the switch is located on a bracket, pull off the wire's and unscrew it from the bracket. buy a replacement (about
check brake fluid in master cyclinder,make sure it is not low.also check emergency brake for being say 1/2 on or the emergency brake switch itself for out of adjustment.
Depends on the make of car, but most likely you are low on brake fluid. Check it before driving.
Check under the dash along the back side of the brake pedal arm, the brake light switch is mounted there. Some tomes it comes loose from the mounting and the adjustment is off and the arm does not make contact with the switch. This happened to mine.
Make sure brake fluid is at the proper level in the master cylinder Make sure parking brake is fully released
Check the simple switch below the hand break leaver. It can easily be bent out of shape so the contact does not make contact with earth. Also check the lamp in the dash