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1999 Mercury Mystique Question: Why does the brake light keeps flashing on and off while going around corners.

 

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Donna1217, Denver, CO, May 08, 2012, 06:18
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It has also started to flash on and off while pressing down on the gas pedal. This is with the brake handle down or off. It flashes on and off.

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    Miles Auto Services (884 Answers) , Richmond, VA - (804) 885-4176
    milesauto May 08, 2012, 06:44
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    Check your brake fluid levewl at brake master cylinder. Its probaly low so when you make turns the level sensor moves as fluid level changes.

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    Donna1217, May 08, 2012, 09:16
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    Thank you!!!! I will do that.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13199 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper May 08, 2012, 06:45
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    ck the brake fluid level in your master cyl to start with,sounds like the float is moving up and down with the movement of car. you may also want to have your brakes ck'd this could be a sign of a leak or brake wear

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    Donna1217, May 08, 2012, 09:16
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    Thank you for your help :) I will have it looked at.

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