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The Parking Brake could be set (even slightly)

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Q: Why does the brake light come on if the brakes and fluid level are fine on a Ford Explorer?
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Is the brake fluid level supposed to drop when the brakes are in use?

No but, the brake fluid level will drop as brake pads/linings wear.

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Check the brake fluid level. It may be low. Low brake fluid level is an indication the brakes need attention. Have a trusted mechanic check the brakes soon. Good brakes are a number one priority.

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Is the brake fluid level low in your brake master cylinder in the engine compartment ?

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If the brake fluid level is low you really need to have the brakes inspected for your own safety.

The brake light turns on acceleration and brakes are released on 2001 Explorer Sport It stays on anywhere from 15 sec - 2 minutes then goes off?

The brake light in your dash will turn on if the brake fluid level is low in your brake master cylinder in your engine compartment

Where to check brake fluid on 2002 Ford Explorer Sport?

In a 2002 Ford Explorer Sport : You check the brake fluid LEVEL in the brake fluid reservoir in the engine compartment . It is on the drivers side of the vehicle , near the firewall ( that's the metal wall that divides the engine compartment from the passenger compartment ) It is a plastic reservoir that allows you to check the brake fluid level just by looking ( you only need to remove the cap if the brake fluid level is not up to the full mark and you are going to add the DOT 3 brake fluid that is required

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It could just be that when you push the brakes the fluid level goes below the proper level. add fluid and see if stops.

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Check the brake fluid level, it is probably low. If so, this is an indication that your brakes are in need of replacement.

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Check the level of brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir. If it is low that will illuminate the brake light also. If it is low on brake fluid it's time to have the brakes serviced.

You replaced all brake parts on your 1996 Pontiac sunfire and your brakes still do not work any suggestions?

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What would cause the brake light to come on intermittenly after all brakes were changed?

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