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Old 08-23-2011, 09:50 AM
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Parking Brake Engaged Warning

Please, can anyone help? My 2008 Expy EL Limited is displaying, "Park Brake Engaged" in the display center. I have verified that the brake is not engaged. I replaced the Parking Brake Warning switch, and have checked the brake fluid level and verified that there are no leaks. I also checked the brake booster and could not detect any vacuum leaks. Has anyone else ever dealt with this or heard of it? Please help! The only other thing I can think of is the hydraulic pressure switch in the master cylinder.
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Check the wiring for the switch for a short to ground.
Does the light go out if you disconnect the switch?
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No the light stays on
So does the red brake light in the instrument cluster. I've had it checked and there were no trouble codes. The technician suggested doing a computer reset.
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When checking for a short to ground, do I just unplug the switch and touch the end of the plug to a bolt?
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