Why would the parking brake light be on even though the parking brake is not on for a 2000 buick regal?
Check your Brake fluid. If the fluid is low then will make the Brake light go on. anothe thing is you might be needing new brakes soon.. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What would cause the dashboard warning light for the brake system to still illuminate after the brakes were repaired?
Is it the parking brake light or the ABS light? is it red light or amber?
Why would the parking brake light be on even though the parking brake is not on for a 1992 Buick Centry?
I have a 1992 Chevrolet lumina and I had the same problem. what that means is your brake fluid is at a low level so check that. ...
Asked in American Cars, Brake Fluid and Lubrication, Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Ford Explorer XLS
Why would the low brake fluid light be on if there is enough fluid in the master cylinder?
Parking brake not fully released? Defective sensor?
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs, Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Dashboard Lights and Gauges, Ford Explorer XLS
Why would the brake sensory light in the dashboard of a 1990 suburban turn on and How is this fixed?
Low brake fluid in master cylinder? Parking brake not fully released?
Asked in Nissan Quest
What would cause the emergency brake warning light in a 1995 Nissan Quest not show up in dashboard?
From the 1996 owners manual (which probably also applies to your '95): This light functions for both the parking brake and the foot brake systems. The light comes on when the parking brake is applied, and also warns of a low brake fluid level. If the light comes on while the engine is running with the parking brake not applied, stop the vehicle and perform the following: 1. Check the brake fluid level. Add brake fluid as necessary. See ''Brake fluid'' in the ''Do-it-yourself operations'' section. 2. If...
Asked in Dashboard Lights and Gauges
What would cause my dashboard warning light to stay on when the emergency brake is off.?
Warning Light for Parking [Emergency] Brake Usually, the cause for this is that the switch used to sense the position of the Parking brake lever is either out of adjustment, or the contacts within the switch are stuck together. The switches are usually operated by a "plunger" pin which is spring loaded. When the Parking Brake is applied, it presses the plunger in, closing the switch, and causing the light to turn on. When the Parking Brake is "OFF, an internal [usually] spring pushes...
Asked in Car Batteries, Kia Sedona
Why would parking brake light and battery light stay on in my 2003 Kia Sedona?
Park brake light - might mean the e-brake pedal is slightly moved down to initiate light. Battery light - means the alternator is bad or battery bad etc. Parking brake light also comes on when the brake fluid runs low... This happened on a 2003 kia Rio the next day the car died it is either because of a bad battery, alternator or alternator fuse ...
Where do you add brake fluid on an 1990 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme?
The master cylinder contains the reservoir for the brake fluid. This is where you would add it on an 1990 Cutlass Supreme. ...
What would cause an interior brake light to stay on in 1997 ford escort?
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. ...
When you turn off the engine of a 1994 Cutlass Ciera why would the tail-lights remain on?
Check the brake light switch, it's under the dashboard, connected to the brake pedal. ...
Why would the Parking Brake Warning light go on and off on a 2002 Grand Prix when the parking brake is never used?
i have a 1999 grand prix mine did the same thing.it is a warning for low brake fluid. i know cause my car goes through brake fluid like water ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Dodge Grand Caravan
Why is your brake light coming on in your 2011 dodge grand caravan?
Could be the brake fluid reservoir is low which would be telling you the brakes need attention. Could be parking brake not fully released ...
Why would the parking brake light stay on all the time on a 2001 Ford Escort?
Try checking the switch in the hand lever itself. Sometimes it can get a piece of trash stuck in it.or it can be worn out. On a 93 escort the parking brake light also doubles as a low brake fluid warning light. It may be the same with a 2001. So you could have a leak somewhere. ...
Asked in Ford F-150
Can you connect the parking brake cable to the brake pedal on a 98 ford f150?
And why in the world would you want to do that, as the rear brakes which are operated by the parking brake are already activated by the brake pedal. Do not even think of doing this. ...
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs, Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, GMC Sierra, Classic 1964-1978 Ford Mustangs
What would cause the brake light on the dash to come on in a 1995 gmc sierra?
IS it the BRAKE LIGHT or the Parking Brake Light? If it is the BRAKE LIGHT, then your pedal must be going down far enough to hit a sensor that sets off the brake light to tell you your brakes need serviced. Normally this means you are low on brake fluid. If you are low on brake fluid FIND OUT WHY! You may have excessive brake pad wear, or a leaking brake cylinder, or your master cylinder may be going out....
Why would a 1990 Chevy S10 parking brake sensor flash even though the parking brake is off?
You might have an ABS problem or a problem with the brake master cylinder. Check the fluid level in the brake reservoir. ...
What would cause the brake light to come on when first driving a 1998 Honda Accord DX and then go off again after a short period of time?
Probably an issue with the parking brake switch.
Asked in Dashboard Lights and Gauges
Why does the brake light stay lit on the dashboard?
That light is for the emergency parking brake. It's to let you know that the brake is still engaged. If you don't use the brake or if it's fully disengaged, to your knowledge, it could mean one of two things. The first it, that the brake is not fully disengaged and is partially hung up, which would wear your brakes faster and also cause you to drive slower with the same force you would usually. You might feel that slightly. The...
Asked in Chevy Malibu, Chevy Trucks and SUVs
What would cause the abs light and brake light to stay on in a 2000 Chevy Malibu?
the ABS light indicates a problem in in Abs system, a brake light indicates a problem with main braking system. such as low fluid level, leaks in system, parking brake on etc. Abs system works in conjunction to brake system. but abs system is not the main or basic braking system. ...
Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Dodge Stratus, Ford Escape Limited, Late Model 1979-New Ford Mustangs
Why would you brake light and ABS light stay lit on the dash when the brakes are new?
The abs light is a separate system from the brakes.. I know that sounds funny but the abs system is after the break system. Your brakes will still work if the abs is inop. The brake light is usually a fluid level indicator in the master cylinder, not a light to tell you to replace the pads or shoes. I would look for a fluid leak or a problem with the parking brake. ...
What would cause tail lights to stay on after turning off 1996 olds cutlass ciera 6-cylinder efi automatic?
Stuck brake light switch.
Asked in Car Shaking Problems
Why would the emergency brake stick causeing the truck to shake?
Cables frozen and not releasing completely Parking brake not adjusted properly and dragging Service brakes not adjusted properly not allowing parking brake to release ...
Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights
Why would parking brake light and battery light stay on in your 2009 kia spectra?
Kia vehicles tend to turn these lightson together when there is a charging issue such as the alternator, battery or cable connections. ...