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Old 12-14-2004, 08:44 PM   #1
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Okay, so lately when I am driving I notice that when I turn (usually left more than right) and accelerate my parking brake light goes on and i hear the beeping noise that sounds when you put the parking brake on. I have to come completely off of the throttle for the beeping and the light to go off. I don't know what this is. Maybe some type of loose wire or something? Might it be the traction control? It starts beeping when I give it some gas. What is going on guys?
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your fluid level is low in your MC, your MC might be leaking when the fluid gets below a certain level your Break Light will come on and you will get a chime

Is the area underneath your MC wet??
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check your brake fluid.. it sometimes does this when the fluid gets low.
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your fluid level is low in your MC, your MC might be leaking when the fluid gets below a certain level your Break Light will come on and you will get a chime

Is the area underneath your MC wet??
Sorry, the inner newb is shining throught. But what is MC and where can I find it?
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mine mc was leaking. this just happend to me...
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oook the Master Cylinder. It is on the firewall on the right side looking at the car, and sticks out. Right above the Brake Pedal. It almost hits the strut bar It should have a clear plastic resivor

look and makes sure that it is not wet underneath where it bolts to the brake booster
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Oh, haha, I feel like a moron. I knew what the master cylinder is. If the MC is leaking, how do I fix it? Get a new one? How much are one of those?
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there was two different kinds when i went. one was like 100 one was75 if i remember correctly. mine was the cheap one. Auto zone has them.
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yea there are no rebuild kits for the MC. I think that a reman is like $40 something ( i cant remember) from NAPA
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I dunno if one was for ssei'* or what?


*i'll grab my reciept
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