dodge 2001 Dakota brake lights won't burn Check the fuses. If the fuses are okay check the brake light switch.
Under the dash, look up above the brake pedal.
To fix a 95 Dodge Dakota with no brake lights, first check to ensure the fuse has not blown. If the fuse is good, check to ensure the brake light bulbs are not burn out.
what will make the brake light not work on a 1996 dodge dakota? fuses are good and bulbs are good
under the dash above the emergency brake pedal is a light blue colored box, inside that is a reset button that you can insert a small screwdriver to press it and the light will be reset.
In my 1989 Dodge Dakota the brake light is on fuse number13 it is a 5amp it also goes to buzzer, speed control, check engine light, anti-lock warning light, and other things page 12-19 Haynes 1987- 1993 Dodge Dakota Repair Manual
emergency brake light stays on
The light on the dash that says the emergency brake light is on could have burned out if it does not light up when the emergency brake is actually on. In some vehicles, this light will not light up until the car is put into gear to warn the driver that the emergency brake is still on.
You need to have the engine and abs checked for codes.
under the dash about 6inches above the brake pedal under the dash about 6 inches above the brake pedal
my brake light stay on but emergency brake is unhooked
After repairing the failure that caused the code, the lights will reset themselves.
You may have hit the e-brake pedal slightly so it kicks the light on. Try pulling it back up manually.
The ABS computer has detected an electrical or mechanical malfunction. You need to have it checked for codes.
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.
If the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder is low ( in your engine compartment ) that will also turn on your emergency brake light just as if the emergency brake was applied
Bring to a shop that has an ABS scanner for evaluation
either a bad sensor somewhere, or a connection is disconnected
When your foot puts pressure on the brake pedal there is a switch that relays the brake pedal being pushed to the lights which makes them turn on.
It could be something as simple as a faulty or out of adjustment emergency brake switch. If that's not it, it could be the ABS. Often when the ABS fails the computer will turn on the emergency brake light.
Bad switch on the emergency brake handle.
need to make sure power is getting to the brake light switch and abs unit
You can disconnect your emergency brake light removing the emergency brake cable. The emergency brake cable can be removed by turning the swivel nuts to the left, on each end of the cable.
If the light stays on when the emergency brake is not engaged, this indicates the brakes are getting low and need to be replaced.
SOUNDS LIKE A WARNING LIGHT TO ALERT YOU THAT YOUR EMERGENCY BRAKE IS STILL ON PERHAPS YOU NEED THECABLE ADJUSTED Check the brake light bulbs to see if any are burned out. On the 1983 it is linked to the brake fluid level.