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Old 02-08-2006, 17:01   #1 (permalink)
Jim G
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REAR ABS + BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) Dash Lights

Both the yellow REAR ABS and the red BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) dashboard lights came
on a couple of days ago. The brakes and the parking brake all seem to work
fine. I can engage and release the parking brake without a problem. No
noises or heat from the rear.

Weather has been wet and cold here in Cincinnati. The truck sits outside and
is not a daily driver. Maybe gets 3000 miles a year, to Home Depot and back.

1992 F-150 straight six, automatic transmission, standard cab, 138k miles


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Old 02-08-2006, 17:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: REAR ABS + BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) Dash Lights

On Thu, 09 Feb 2006 00:02:48 +0000, Jim G rearranged some electrons to
form:

> Both the yellow REAR ABS and the red BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) dashboard lights came
> on a couple of days ago. The brakes and the parking brake all seem to work
> fine. I can engage and release the parking brake without a problem. No
> noises or heat from the rear.
>
> Weather has been wet and cold here in Cincinnati. The truck sits outside and
> is not a daily driver. Maybe gets 3000 miles a year, to Home Depot and back.
>
> 1992 F-150 straight six, automatic transmission, standard cab, 138k miles


Check brake fluid level.

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Old 02-10-2006, 18:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: REAR ABS + BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) Dash Lights

That was exactly the problem. Should've checked it first. Thanks!

"David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
news:pan.2006.02.09.00.13.16.417265@sled351...
> On Thu, 09 Feb 2006 00:02:48 +0000, Jim G rearranged some electrons to
> form:
>
>> Both the yellow REAR ABS and the red BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) dashboard lights
>> came
>> on a couple of days ago. The brakes and the parking brake all seem to
>> work
>> fine. I can engage and release the parking brake without a problem. No
>> noises or heat from the rear.
>>
>> Weather has been wet and cold here in Cincinnati. The truck sits outside
>> and
>> is not a daily driver. Maybe gets 3000 miles a year, to Home Depot and
>> back.
>>
>> 1992 F-150 straight six, automatic transmission, standard cab, 138k miles

>
> Check brake fluid level.
>
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> David M (dmacchiarolo)
> http://home.triad.rr.com/redsled
> T/S 53
> sled351 Linux 2.4.18-14 has been up 1 day 12:27
>



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Old 02-10-2006, 20:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: REAR ABS + BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) Dash Lights


"Jim G" <Jim G@somewhere.home> wrote in message
news:KAaHf.69325$tK4.31445@tornado.ohiordc.rr.com...
> That was exactly the problem. Should've checked it first. Thanks!
>


No that is the symptom of the problem. The brake fluid low enough to
trip the warning lights means one of two things, you have a leak, or more
likely, your front pads are worn out.

Whitelightning


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Old 02-11-2006, 08:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: REAR ABS + BRAKE ((!)) ((P)) Dash Lights

Good point. I'll take a closer look at the entire brake system when the
weather is warmer.

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> "Jim G" <Jim G@somewhere.home> wrote in message
> news:KAaHf.69325$tK4.31445@tornado.ohiordc.rr.com...
>> That was exactly the problem. Should've checked it first. Thanks!
>>

>
> No that is the symptom of the problem. The brake fluid low enough to
> trip the warning lights means one of two things, you have a leak, or more
> likely, your front pads are worn out.
>
> Whitelightning
>
>



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