Honda CR-V Problems

Brake Light On Due to Faulty Master Cylinder Resevoir Filter on Honda CR-V

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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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Honda CR-V Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 126,750 (80,000–190,000)
5 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001
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Brake light stays on, even though the hand brake is off(down). It goes off once the car has warmed up.
brake light on upon morning start then off after several minutes. auto shop ruled out everything else.
During cold weather brake light is lit on start up and goes off after 10-15 minutes of driving.
Brake light comes on with cold or initial start. This car is very well cared for and maintained . I have an appt. with the Beaverton Honda dealership today
Brake light comes during cold weather start, then goes off, never happens in warm weather.