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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 00, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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when i turn the key on the light for the brake light from the dash comes on, the brakes were recently bled and the light didnt come on before that. do i have a elevtrical prob or a fluid prob. please help
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 15th, 00, 01:45 AM
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Does it stay on all of the time or go off after a few seconds?

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 15th, 00, 06:41 AM
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the equilibrium is messed up, you drained air out on one side or one side still has some air in it. re bleed them , it should clear out.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 15th, 00, 10:54 AM Thread Starter
 
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i will try to bleed the brakes soon, and yes the light stays on whenever key is in/or car is started
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 15th, 00, 09:12 PM
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also check switch on emergency brake pedal, you may have bumped it during bleeding process.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 16th, 00, 03:36 PM
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If the light comes on without stepping on the brake pedal, it has nothing to do with the hydraulic system - you have another problem, most likely the parking brake warning switch. The switch inside the combination valve only grounds when there is a difference between front and rear system brake fluid pressure, and that only happens when you step on the brakes.

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