It would be the rubber pad that sits on your brake pedal. Unless they were referring to brake pads, which are the pads which enables your vehicle to stop by pressing the brake pedal.
Usually that would be caused by a faulty brake light switch connected TO the brake pedal. If the brakes work the pedal is probably ok.
brake switch located on the top of the brake pedal
Check the switch adjustment on the brake pedal arm.
It should be on either the pedal shaft or the pedal frame.
It is above the brake pedal not under it. Follow the brake pedal bracket all the way up and you will see the brake pedal switch.
Take your foot off the gas and move it to the pedal on its side - the brake pedal.Take your foot off the gas and move it to the pedal on its side - the brake pedal.Take your foot off the gas and move it to the pedal on its side - the brake pedal.Take your foot off the gas and move it to the pedal on its side - the brake pedal.
Check the switch on the brake pedal
out of brake fluid?
Just above the brake pedal, on the mounting bracket that the pedal pivots on.Just above the brake pedal, on the mounting bracket that the pedal pivots on.
to the left of the brake pedal
if brake pedal is soft , either there is air in the system ,a brake fluid leak, or brake linings and pads are worn allowing the pedal to travel to far if there is a fluid leak, this can usually be found by getting under vehicle and looking at inside of wheels for brake fluid
A dashboard light appearing when brake pedal is depressed usually means brake fluid is low.
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.
Start the engine and then push the brake pedal down. If it is soft and easy to push then the booster is okay. If booster is BAD the brake pedal would be hard to push.
If none of the brake lights are working i would suspect the brake switch at the brake pedal.
More than likely it is the brake light switch that is attached to the brake pedal.
On the brake pedal bracket under the dash.On the brake pedal bracket under the dash.
manualy lift brake pedal to see if they go out. if so check spring at pedal
On the brake pedal.
Hardness in the brake pedal can because by low brake fluid. Air in the brake lines can also cause the pedal to push hard.
To send a signal to the driver behind you.
Most likely it is either the brake light switch, under the dashboard, connected to the brake pedal or the turn signal switch inside the steering column.
It is underneath the Brake Pedal.It's mounted to and right above the brake pedal.
Probably the brake booster going bad.