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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-15-2003, 03:10 AM Thread Starter
 
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E-Brake sensor

My e-brake light seems to turn on when the e-brake is not engaged. This usually happens when I accelerate hard and I just use my other foot to pull on the rear of the e-break pedal and it stops.

Is there a handy way to adjust/stop this thing from going off like this?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-15-2003, 07:53 AM
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get under the rear of the car, and properly adjust the cable. The tension will keep the foot brake against the sensor.




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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-17-2003, 09:46 PM
 
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This may be the lazy way, but just unplug it until you have the time to get under there and adjust it, it makes it go out (that's how i fixed my old T-birds) You still need it adjusted, but it will make it less annoying until you have time to climb under there
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-19-2003, 01:15 AM
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My problem was the adjustment on the switch... ebrake was adjusted perfectly. The switch has a screw-type adjustment on it, just thread it out a few turns. Worked for me!

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