Brake icon on the dash is lit but the emergency brake is off. How do I correct this?

Asked by Jun 12, 2014 at 06:46 PM about the 1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The brake light on the dash came on one day and has not gone off.  I thought it was the
emergency brake was stuck but that was not the case.  Is there a brake sensor
somewhere on the vehicle that needs to be replaced?  If so where is it?

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Your on track. The brake light means the emergency brake is either on or the brake reservoir is low on fluid. There is a sensor in the reservoir. Make sure the level is to the max line. You must be leaking brake fluid. Check under and around the car for a leak.

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Also check front brake line to make sure it is not frozen. You can do this by pulling it off and then seeing if it will move, if not replace.

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