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Emergency brake light stays on

 
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Old 01-10-2019, 12:05 AM
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Emergency brake light stays on

I drive a 2009 f150 lariat My emergency break light stays on and i failed inspection because of it the mechanic added fluid because he thought my fluid was low but that wasnt the problem and i went to oreilys and tried to have them clear the code but they couldnt so i have 15 days to fix it any help i can get i appreciate it
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:20 AM
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Take it to a mechanic that 1) knows how the system works and 2) knows what he's doing.
 
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Old 01-22-2019, 02:15 AM
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This company has an expensive fix.

https://circuitboardmedics.com/2004-...-light-repair/
 
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Old 02-05-2019, 10:46 PM
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Are you still dealing with this issue? Have you attempted to manually lift the emergency brake pedal (with your hand) as you pull the brake release? I ask, because I just had this issue with my 2013. Manually lifting the pedal popped it to the required level to turn off the light (and the beeping). When I took it to the dealership, they ultimately had to replace the entire mechanism from the pedal, all the way back to the brakes themselves. And the cabling. It was quite the situation.
 
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:29 PM
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I took it to a different shop and they passed my inspection so I'm not gonna worry about it was probably just a sensor gone bad
 
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Old 02-08-2019, 10:23 PM
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russ, I had the same issue on my '07. They had to replace everything. Luckily it was all covered under the ESP.

It would've been sticker shock if I would've had to pay for it. Labor and parts would've been crazy!

It all started when one day my parking brake was hard to engage. Then the e-brake light would go on or wouldn't go out if I released the e-brake. Or I'd be driving down a bumpy road, and it would suddenly come on. So I'd turn on my 4-ways, get out of the truck, and play a song and dance with the e-brake till it went out. Not fun!

Although I need my parking brake because it's a standard shift. I don't trust just leaving it in gear, plus it's a habit.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:58 AM
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I drive a 2009 f150 lariat My emergency break light stays on and i failed inspection because of it the mechanic added fluid because he thought my fluid was low but that wasnt the problem and i went to oreilys and tried to have them clear the code but they couldnt so i have 15 days to fix it any help i can get i appreciate it
 
 


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