VW City Jetta - 2009... Brake Light On only when starting...turns off when driving

Asked by Jun 22, 2015 at 06:47 PM about the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

VW City Jetta - 2009   
replaced both rear brake pads and driver side rear brake line.  Topped up brake fluid.  Bled brake line.   When starting car, brake light comes on but goes of when driving..  does not come on at all even when stopped at lights.   Only time it comes on is immediately when starting the car until you start driving.   anyone know reason?   thank you

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Check to make sure your emergency brake lever or pedal is completely off if it is even clicked on on notch the brake may flicker on and off.

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Check to make sure your emergency brake lever or pedal is completely off if it is even clicked on one notch the brake may flicker on and off.

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The brake light may flicker on and off.

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Also check brake fluid level again.

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