add more fluid...3rdidvet said:Havea '97 Taco Xtra w/ 2.7 L 4 cyl. Keep getting a brake light when accelerating from a full-stop until the truck shifts (auto trans) . Any quick fix suggestions? Brake pads are all new, and the fluid level is appropriate. Thanks.
3rdidvet said:Added more fluid and it seems to have rectified the problem.
Who woulda' thought???
Which then becomes a problem when getting serviced, the kid adds fluid to the reservoir to bring it up to the line and when you replace the pads, you now have brake fluid coming out of the reservoir.Arro said:Hmmm.
Nobody mentioned the more obvious reason for the E-Brake light to come on periodically. Certainly it's usually due to low fluid. But why?
This "problem" actually happens to a large number of automobiles from a variety of makes. Why?
Because as your pads get too low, the fluid in the reservoir and lines has more travel from more caliper movement (because of less pad), and at times will drop below the sensor line.
It's actually the easiest way to tell that your pads are getting very low, and you should replace them with fresh meat very soon. As the pads get more critical, the light will come on more frequently.