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Old 01-29-2008, 01:03 PM   #1
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brake light in cluster

well i noticed while driving, my brake light(emergency brake light?) would illuminate and flicker with bumps or harder braking. now it's staying on but flickers or goes off for a few seconds and randomly now.

now i think there might be a loose connection or a sensor somewhere but what i don't know is if it's just the rear brakes since the light that comes on is the one that lights up when you have your e-brake on. or if that light is just for the whole braking system in general. can i use a scanner and see if a code is being thrown even if there's a loose connection somewhere?


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Check your fluid level in the master. Quite possible fluid is low and sitting at the level of the sensor. Quite possible you may be suffering from leaky master cylinder syndrome.
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Old 01-29-2008, 01:10 PM   #3
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most will say search and you will see!


it flickers because it is low on fluid. is your clutch master cylinder leaking? Top it off and when you do that check to see if there is brake fluid on the bake of your clutch
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yeah actually i do have a little bit of oil on my clutch pedal. didn't know those 2 were related. shows how much i know! thanks for the replys, will get some brake fluid while i'm out.
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lee i got some at my house if you need it.
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