Emergency brake light stays ob

Asked by Oct 16, 2017 at 10:48 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have 1996 Toyota Corolla wagon
with a pull handle parking brake . The
light won't go out, but on testing on a
hill the emergency brake isn't
working at all. Help?

2 Answers

10

I would take it to a mechanic . the light not going out may just be a faulty switch but the emergency brakes not working is concerning and the 2 issues may be related

1 people found this helpful.

Thank you. One mechanic told me it was just a faulty switch and not to worry. A diy friend said I should ck brake fluid and see if it's dirty. ( As a 70 yr old woman with an ancient car and limited income I look for cheap and easy answers with !

Your Answer:

Maintenance & Repair Experts

  • #1
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    110,380
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    103,550
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    87,080
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.