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The red brake light on the dash means that the brake fluid is low or the parking brake is on.
Check your brake fluid level!
If the brake light in your dash is on , either the BRAKE FLUID LEVEL in the brake master cylinder in your engine compartment is LOW or your parking brake is on
The brake light staying on indicates a problem with the brake system, usually low fluid. Check the brake fluid and if it is low, then look for a possible leak in the system or worn brake pads as the fluid had to go down for a reason
either you have a blown bulb, low brake fluid or you need new brake pads
To put brake fluid in a 1997 Ford Explorer, you must locate the brake fluid reservoir. Once you locate it, unscrew the cap, and replenish the brake fluid.
If the red " BRAKE " light in your dash is coming on , then either the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder in your engine compartment is LOW or the parking brake is on
Check you brake fluid and the brake switch on the proportioning value. If the fluid level is ok then disconnect the switch to see if the light goes out. Also check the parking brake switch.
check your brake fluid it is probably low
Switch should be located at the upper end of parking brake pedal under dash area Light is common with low brake fluid light
Use only DOT3 brake fluid.
The red " BRAKE " light in your dash comes on when the parking brake / emergency brake is on , or the brake fluid level is LOW in the brake master cylinder located in the engine compartment
For a 1997 Mercury Sable : ( DOT 3 brake fluid meeting Ford specification ESA-M6C25-A )
The type of brake fluid a Mazda 323 made in 1997 uses is called Dot 3. This is the standard type of brake fluid for most modern cars.
The Antilock Brake System or ABS light stays on in a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder because there is a problem with the brakes. The brakes are either low on fluid or they need to be changed or adjusted.
i think its the brake fluid level sensor just check the level use dot 4 brake fluid.
The most likely answer is the Parking Brake is set.
A dashboard light appearing when brake pedal is depressed usually means brake fluid is low.
Your brake fluid is low or your parking brake switch is going bad or out of adjustment. make sure the brake fluid reservoir is full, and check your brake pads first. as your pads are consumed the fluid level will drop.
Mine simply needed brake fluid to fill it to the line indicated on the brake fliud container.
check your clutch and brake fluid
The 1997 Pontiac brake light fuse is located in the fuse box. The brake light fuse will be labeled as the tail light fuse.
There is no clutch fluid reservoir on a 1997 Probe. On this car, it is the same as the brake fluid reservoir.
The ebrake is on. Release the E-brake and it should go out. If that isn't the problem check the brake fluid, if low top off and it to a shop to get checked. If the brake fluid is full you should get it towed to a shop and checked. Don't drive it because it may have a brake failure somewhere.
one possible cause is low brake fluid in the resivoir under the hood, there is a float or sensor inside it that also turns the brake light on, you may want to check the inside of youre tires for wet spots to see if you have a brake fluid leak somewhere, hope i helped