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Old 09-17-2008, 08:41 AM   #1
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E-Brake Dash Light Stuck On. Need Opinions! =)

Hi Y'all,
So, I unfortunately rear ended a small car yesterday doing only about maybe 5 miles an hour. No damage to the YJ whatsoever. But, after I restarted the Jeep I noticed that the e-brake dash light wouldn't go off. I made sure the e-brake was off and I tried restarting it a couple time but it still stays on.

Do you think maybe the abrupt stop caused a simple malfuction? Or do you think the e-brake actually is stuck on? My e-brake doesn't work for crap anyway so I wouldnt even be able to tell the difference. I'm thinking maybe if I unattach and reattach the battery it may fix the problem. Any ideas? You guys seem to know a lot, if not everything, so I'm hoping you can help!! Thanks in advance =)

Yours Truly,

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Old 09-17-2008, 11:00 AM   #2
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check all your e brake lines under the frame to your rear brakes and also check all break lines see if ones not leaking this could cause the brake light to come on

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Old 09-17-2008, 08:15 PM   #3
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the light should be operated by a switch under dash, operated by the ebrake. simple button switch.
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