why is my red brake light flashing?

Asked by Sep 29, 2007 at 05:02 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You don't mention year or model, but typically if the brake light is flashing on the dash, it is indicating a problem with the braking system or fluid level. Have this checked out so as to avoid an accident.

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