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emergency brake light comes on

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 4421.frank, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    4421.frank

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    nasty dent on driver's side bed panel, shabby seats, cigarette burned interior roof, missing berf bar pad, cracked rain visor, removed hood scoop, unmentionable stain on back bench?
    My emergency brake light comes on all the time now for some reason. Mechanically it does not look engaged. I mean it's all the way back in but for some reason the light comes indicating it's engaged. Big problem or nothing at all?
     
  2. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    Maybe the brake fluid level is low?
     
  3. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    nope i checked the master cylinder and it is at the required level
     
  4. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    Did you check the e-brake switch yet? I can't recall where it is, but it should be right behind the brake lever.
     
  5. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:44 PM
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    what's that?
     
  6. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    its a switch that turns the light on when the ebrake is engaged, could be sticking
     
  7. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    so what should I do with it?
     
  8. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    it was the switch on my 98 kept sticking i got tired of fixing it so i just left the light on
     
  9. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    can't i got ocd and shit like that really bothersme
     
  10. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    if thats what it is id replace it or disconnect it
     
  11. Mar 14, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    nasty dent on driver's side bed panel, shabby seats, cigarette burned interior roof, missing berf bar pad, cracked rain visor, removed hood scoop, unmentionable stain on back bench?
    I'll take a look tomorrow, I am already legally drunk and only getting worse
     
  12. Mar 14, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    then you would of shit in my old truck brake light seat belt light check engine light (from when i changed my clutch and ripped out an o2 sensor) and on occasion the airbag light would come on it was rode hard and put away wet on a constant basis
     
  13. Mar 14, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    X2 on this. Happened to me on my first gen, Brake fluid was in between the low and high mark, but I topped it off anyway, and the light went off.
     
  14. Mar 14, 2009 at 9:10 PM
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    nasty dent on driver's side bed panel, shabby seats, cigarette burned interior roof, missing berf bar pad, cracked rain visor, removed hood scoop, unmentionable stain on back bench?
    lol probably, but they would all be very dim at least
     
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