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1995 Chevrolet C K 1500 Base Reg Cab 117.5 WB (CA)

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July 25, 2013, 5:31 pm

Jonathan L
 

Question: Why does the parking brake light keep coming on my 96 chevy k1500?

So I just changed my rear drum brakes myself for the first time. Anyways at first I noticed a grinding noise. After I took the tire off to check what it was one of the springs came off holding the metal aduster. Anyway I put the tire back on and now its making another noise from the same side Im not sure if it has anything to do with the light being on.

What I can tell you about the parking light being on is it comes on when I start driving and when I come to a complete stop it goes off. Sometimes it stays off for awhile.

Also I my dad helped me change the front disc brakes 2 months ago they are fine. I got a brake inspection done on my truck the abs light was on and 2 abs sensors need to be replaced as well as the master cylinder. I just barely finished replacing the master cylinder. I dont think any of these things has anything to do with the parking light being on though.


August 3, 2013, 2:13 pm

Tyler O
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Did you check the brake fluid level and sensor?


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