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Re: Brake Problem
Hairy green toads from Mars made Mein, Twain say:
> Yesterday and a few weeks ago, while doing spirited, hilly descents (twisty,
> steep and long), my handbrake light (the red one) flashed on a few times.
> I thought that there was an amber sensor that told when brake pads were
> getting thin/should be replaced. Anyone know what this light means?
It means the pressure in the brake system is "low". This could be
for several reasons:
1) slightly low pentosin level (likely, given the sloshing
around); this happened to me this summer.
2) loose handbrake bouncing off the switch.
3) dead/dying bomb. $$$
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Equipment Corporation (603)-881-1294
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Nashua, NH 03062-2698
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