How do you reset the service light on a parking brake?

How do you reset the service light on a parking brake?

How to Reset a Brake Warning Light

  1. Find your vehicle’s Assembly Line Diagnostic Link port.
  2. Attach an OBD1 or 2 scanner to this port and turn the key in the ignition but do not start the engine.
  3. Press “OK” and read the code.
  4. Service the brakes according to the problem diagnosed by the code.

Why is my service parking brake light on?

If your brake service light comes on when you press the brake pedal, you’re probably experiencing hydraulic loss on one side of your vehicle or your the brake fluid is extremely low in the master cylinder.

When does the brake service light come on?

Brake Service Light Indicating Repairs. Your brake light will come on if your vehicle’s brake fluid level is low or empty in the master cylinder. If light comes on and your parking brake is not engaged, checking your brake fluid is one of the first steps you should take. Without the proper amount of brake fluid in your system,…

What does the brake warning light mean on a car?

Brake Service Warning Light Indications The main function of your vehicle’s brake warning light, which is typically lit up in red or orange, indicates that your parking brake (emergency brake) is engaged; you should notice that each time you pull the emergency parking brake, your brake service light comes on.

Why is my parking brake light not working?

If you are not noticing any other issues… With higher mileage like your vehicle has, the exhaust valve stem seals wear, allowing a tiny amount of oil to seep onto the exhaust valve while the car is sitting. When you start it up, this oil is burned up…

Do you need to adjust your parking brake shoes?

You also need to have your parking brake shoes adjusted since the rotors were installed. Improperly adjusted shoes could cause the parking brake light to set as well as an improperly adjusted parking brake cable.

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