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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)			duane@zk3.dec.com
Digital Equipment Corporation		(603)-881-1294
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