Brake Light On Due to Faulty Master Cylinder Resevoir Filter on Honda Prelude

A faulty brake master cylinder reservoir filter can cause the brake system indicator to illuminate after a cold start and then go off. Replacement of the reservoir filter will commonly fix this problem.

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Average mileage: 98,500 (84,000–113,000)
5 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001
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2001 Honda Prelude 84,000 mi,
Brake light on and emergency brake NOT being used. Happens most frequently when the temperature is cold. Dealer repaired....but light still on.