Parking Brake Light stays on! - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 09-10-2007, 09:39 PM   #1
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 3
Parking Brake Light stays on!

My parking light brake stays on and I don't know why. I recently got the recall done at the dealership, and it works fine, but all of a sudden it stayed on one day after I lifted it. Now it's always on.

Any idea why this is? I'm new to Jeeps and don't know what to look for.

Thanks for any help in advance!


CM!3 is offline   Quote
Old 09-13-2007, 06:51 PM   #2
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 17
Look at the switch on the parking brake lever. It is a ground, you can reshape the way it works and it should be fine.

Pete Nus is offline   Quote
Old 09-14-2007, 10:33 AM   #3
bernm8r's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Liberty NY
Posts: 119
Send a message via Yahoo to bernm8r Send a message via Skype™ to bernm8r
Mine does the opposite, NO PARKING brake at all. I think it had it before I moved to the MC2100. According to the instructions I got I was to disconnect the wire to the ecu and have the ignition unit provide the voltage to the distributer. SO I think I removed the computer from the equation?/?? Maybe the sensor for the parking brake is in the ecu sequence?
1990 Sahara Wrangler MC 2100 carb rest stock so far


bernm8r is offline   Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 11:01 PM   #4
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Fremont
Posts: 5
Send a message via Yahoo to babeinthejeep
Mine does that exact same thing. I too had the dealer "fix" it and it worked for about two weeks and it stays on now forever. There is a sensore switch on the back of the e-brake arm it has something to do with that. Haven't figured out how to fix it yet myself.
My life is an open book, skip to the ending it's the best part!
babeinthejeep is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
In-dash 'BRAKE' light lit up, parking brake not touched? White93ARB General Jeep Discussion 20 03-06-2012 08:58 AM
Brake light is on and will not go out ebod2you TJ Tech Forum 4 01-25-2009 02:09 PM
Third brake light debruins TJ Tech Forum 6 09-03-2008 10:38 PM
Brake light switch!!!! ccain YJ Tech Forum 5 06-04-2008 01:39 AM
Parking brake question hedonist TJ Tech Forum 30 03-23-2008 06:39 AM

Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:31 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC