The brake light switch is either worn or poorly adjusted. The switch is under the dashboard. The brake pedal mechanism SHOULD cause the switch to trip when you touch the brake pedal. You may need to replace the switch, but the good news is, it's not too difficult, just a couple hand tools. you talking about the tail lites or the dash lite? if its the dash lite your emergency brake might be slightly engaged.
The emergency brake is partially depressed, even though the brake light is not on. release with handle and pull up on the brake pedal.
If the ABS and brake light are coming on while driving, this is an indicator that it is time to get your brakes checked and replaced. If not, the brakes will wear out causing you to not be able to stop.
Are your brake lights out - usually it's a fuse for the brake lights.
Pull the release handle for the e brake and then while its pulled out pull up on the pedal
When an anti theft system light comes on while driving a 98 Chevy Malibu, the problem is usually caused by the Security Module. The security module is part of the Ignition Lock Module.
Not sure how to while you're driving, but if your parked - press in on your e-brake, turn your car off, then turn it on and your lights won't be on. To turn them back on, simply release the brake.
If the brake fluid level is low in the brake master cylinder in the engine compartment that will cause your " brake " light to come on just like engaging your parking brake does
Low brake fluid in the master cylinder
the person driving the car you are resonsible for making shure everything is working while u are driving wether its your car or not..
Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch, if the switch is mounted on the brake lever. If the switch is on the master cylinder, then it needs replacing.
Brake lights are on continuously while you are driving. Every time the brake pedal is depressed.
It will reset itself while driving if pressure in spec and sensor itself is not bad
If by any chance you are referring to the " BRAKE " light in your dash That comes on to indicate ( 2 different things ) Either your emergency brake is on or the BRAKE FLUID LEVEL IS LOW in the brake master cylinder located in the engine compartment
Usually this a faulty signal light switch. The Signal light switch disconects the brake light on the signaling side and makes it flash.
What light? Headlights / Parking lights can only be turned off while in park. turn the engine off, set the parking brake. Start the engine..... as soon as you remove the parking brake the lights will come back on
Backing up while driving is putting your car in reverse with your foot on the brake and slowly letting your foot off the brake. If you are pulling out of a parking spot you might turn the wheel.
You need new brakes
On a 1994 Buick LaSabre why does the engine continue to rev up while driving even when the brake is applied ? or when driving why doesn't the engine return to idle when the brake is applied? I would check for a vacuum leak
If your attempting to install a DVD player (in dash) in your car and need to bypass the brake light wire in order to be able to play it while driving its not too difficult. the brake light wire goes hot when the brake is applyied (to power the brake light itself) the DVD player uses this wire to know when the brake light is on or off based on if the wire is "hot" or not. simply splice the wire into a constant power source like the main power wire to your in dash unit.
Probably needs brake fluid, normal as pads wear down. Level decreases slightly in cold weather.
If the check engine light has come on, have the codes read. That would be a good place to start.
Anytime the check engine light or brake light comes on you should have it checked for safety reasons.
Very likely the brake pad warning strip. It's a device deliberately set into the brake pads of many GM vehicles that gives you an audible notification that the brake pads are almost worn out.
The emergency brake release on a 2010 Chevy Malibu is located beside your left foot. You would push down on the emergency brake pedal to release it while having your right foot on the regular brake.
the brake light could be on for 2 reasons, first check your brake fluid level under the hood and make sure it is above the "min" line. if that's full enough, you will have to take off the cover around your emergency brake and there will be a small bolt with a rounded top under the brake lever. make sure it is at the right height when you pull up on the ebrake.