E-BRAKE LIGHT???? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 Old 08-21-2008, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
TxPSD9673's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,815
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
E-BRAKE LIGHT????

Ive been forgetting to post this up but this has been an ongoing problem for awhile now. i always set my parking brake when i leave the truck and off course the light comes on obviously, get in truck start it the lights on obviously you release the brake and the light goes off right??? nope. it seems it has a mind of its own i can relaease mine the light will turn off and then at complete random the light comes back on and off. now its reallly just an annoying thing BUT when im on long trips using cruise control cruisin at 75mph the light will come on and shut down the c.c. which wastes fuel and is reeeaaaaal annoying so is there anyway to fix this??? basically it has a mind of its own


NEW TRUCK
-Dakotah 2000 Patriot Blue Dodge 2500 Auto 24v Cummins 4x4 578HP/991TQ
7" Black Cat, BHAF, FASS 150, Built Trans, BW 66/74/14, DDP 7x12s, ARP Studs, TST COMP, EJWA CTS,
3'' Lift, 35'' BFGs, 16x9 Black Moto Metals, Smoked Out LEDs, 6k HIDs, Ranch Hands, ect.
TxPSD9673 is offline  
post #2 of 9 Old 08-21-2008, 11:00 PM
Super Moderator


 
SuperCrutyPS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orangevale, CA
Posts: 15,346
Thanks: 82
Thanked 499 Times in 483 Posts
Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Quoted: 269 Post(s)
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
There is probably a switch down on the e-brake assembly. Maybe it's loose or needs to be replaced.


Owner | Operator: Darryl
My Truck Garage: Ol' Guy
Tow Toy Garage : Pilgrim International 31RE3SLF5
United States Navy - IC2 - '76-'80
SuperCrutyPS is offline  
post #3 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 08:03 AM
Shade tree mechanic


 
95dieselsmoke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Lake Tapps, Wa.
Posts: 8,298
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
subscribed, i got the same thing going on.

MATT

Now featuring a 6.4 fat bottum 6 speed
95 f250--238k and counting
RDS stage I's-TW live tuned-Dana 60 swap-9" lift/40x13.5x20 ProComps-ZF5 swap/short throw/South Bend CON OFE-Iron Bull front-AFE CAI-SD innercooler-Fab Tech traction bars-MBRP DP/6" black miters-Autometer boost/pyro

"If you dont have ambition and big dreams, you end up working hard for someone who does"
95dieselsmoke is offline  
post #4 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 08:07 AM
Serving Our Country!
 
smitty16s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Little Rock Air Force Base,Arkansas and North Augusta,South Carolina
Posts: 1,744
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
mine doesnt come on by itself, but sometimes it wont come on at all...thats what i dont get.


1999 F-250 Supercab 6spd 2WD
Custom tunes by Tony Wildman,
AFE stage 2 Intake, ZooDad Mod, 2 Guages, Grand Rock 5" Aussie Stacks, Train Horn Qssb Quick Spool WOP, ITP regulated Return, Boost Regulator, Pioneer avic d3 Coming Soon: Injectors,short throw shifter, southbend clutch
smitty16s is offline  
post #5 of 9 Old 08-25-2008, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
TxPSD9673's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,815
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
bump!!!!!! still havent come up with a solution. anyone know????


NEW TRUCK
-Dakotah 2000 Patriot Blue Dodge 2500 Auto 24v Cummins 4x4 578HP/991TQ
7" Black Cat, BHAF, FASS 150, Built Trans, BW 66/74/14, DDP 7x12s, ARP Studs, TST COMP, EJWA CTS,
3'' Lift, 35'' BFGs, 16x9 Black Moto Metals, Smoked Out LEDs, 6k HIDs, Ranch Hands, ect.
TxPSD9673 is offline  
post #6 of 9 Old 08-25-2008, 11:03 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
CSXPAID's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Willard, Ohio
Posts: 303
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I have the same problem I was told by a ford tech that it was the master cylinder so I replaced the MC and it still does it

Truck Pics and How-to www.freewebs.com/csxpaid
CSXPAID is offline  
post #7 of 9 Old 08-25-2008, 11:16 PM
duct tape & zip ties

 
bigcountrysg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Willis, MI
Posts: 10,761
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to bigcountrysg
Need to adjust the switch or brake lever.


Your Actions Today, Decide Your Future Tomorrow

2005 6.0 Crew Cab Long Box Lariat, current truck

2004 6.0 destroyed by contaminated fuel

2002 7.3L burnt
bigcountrysg is offline  
post #8 of 9 Old 08-26-2008, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
TxPSD9673's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,815
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
well its not that mine wont go off its that it comes on after its been released at complete random idk im about to give up on this one


NEW TRUCK
-Dakotah 2000 Patriot Blue Dodge 2500 Auto 24v Cummins 4x4 578HP/991TQ
7" Black Cat, BHAF, FASS 150, Built Trans, BW 66/74/14, DDP 7x12s, ARP Studs, TST COMP, EJWA CTS,
3'' Lift, 35'' BFGs, 16x9 Black Moto Metals, Smoked Out LEDs, 6k HIDs, Ranch Hands, ect.
TxPSD9673 is offline  
post #9 of 9 Old 08-27-2008, 05:28 AM
Member
 
ricksstang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Orange Park FL.
Posts: 74
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Brake Light

Try disconnecting the wire that goes to the parking brake switch. It should only be a one wire connectro dowa at the parking brake pedal.
If the light still comes on, there is most likely a problem with the ABS system.
I am not at home now and will not be home for a few months, other wise I could get to my referance materal, and give you some further diognostic help.

Good luck

Rick
ricksstang is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome