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Just had new rear brakes installed,now we have no stop

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Just had new rear brakes installed,now we have no stop lights
JA: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?
Customer: Brake fluid changed 5 days ago,by ford dealer.
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2006 ford five hundred
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: My grand daughter just now told me about problem,will check more tomorrow
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Thanks for the advise will check more in the daylight
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Most likely cause of this problem is a faulty brake pedal switch, it could also be out of adjustment. Check the bulbs first. If the 3rd brake like works then it is not the switch.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Please reply to this if you need more help and we can continue this conversation. If you are satisfied with my service, please rate at the top of the screen. Rating does not close out your question. Remember, sometimes it is difficult to completely diagnose your vehicle without being there, but I will try to give you the best answer I can. If I am not giving you 5 star service, please let me know what I missed.



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Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

If you need a wiring diagram or more repair info please let me know. Thanks

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