HOW DO I GO ABOUT GETTING THE BRAKE LIGHT TURNED...

  • Tiny
  • caymangirl63
  • 1998 Jeep Wrangler
  • 156,000 miles

How do I go about getting the brake light turned off in my Jeep? There is nothing wrong with my brakes. I used the parking brake one day, went to turn off the parking brake, but the light remained on. Is this something I can do myself?

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Saturday, March 30th, 2013 AT 9:49 PM

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  • mhpautos
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If brake warning light, it may be a bit low on brake fluid or the park brake light switch is faulty check these first.

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Saturday, March 30th, 2013 AT 9:51 PM
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  • caymangirl63
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I checked the brake fluid. It's ok, although I did have a brake fluid leak in the back. It's fixed, but now the light won't go off. Could I just turn off the brake light, or is that even possible for me to do it without a mechanic doing it for me?

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Saturday, March 30th, 2013 AT 9:56 PM
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  • mhpautos
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Do you have a pressure equalisation switch in the barrel of the master cyl? If so remove pump brakes and refit switch.

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Saturday, March 30th, 2013 AT 11:22 PM

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