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Parking brake will not go off. f-150. 2008. Brakes replaced.

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Parking brake will not...

Parking brake will not go off. f-150. 2008

Mechanic's Assistant: Have your brakes ever been replaced? Have you checked the brake fluid?

Brakes replaced. yes. i have not checked the fluid.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. i took it to be inspected and was informed, can't inspect with light on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thank you

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago
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Normally this is low brake fluid, a stuck parking brake switch or a wiring issue, rarely a faulty instrument cluster.

Here is the wire diagram. https://www.dropbox.com/s/o2kqsnop2lyi97e/pbrake.pdf?dl=0

Can you ohm test the signal return wires from the switch and sensor. A ground signal sent means the switch shows brake applied or the low fluid level sensor is activated.

You now will see a rating scale 1=bad to-5=excellent because I have posted a full or partial answer instead of an info request. When you rate I get a portion of the deposit you made, no rating means you still paid, but I earn nothing. My goal is understanding your question, and addressing it in full detail. In return, receiving a 5-star rating. Rating does not close the post or stop the conversation. Please keep in contact and reply as much as needed. Thanks, Chris

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

Hello, Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my response. If any part of my response is unclear, please let me know. It’s my goal to deliver excellent service, so if I've done that, please don't forget to give me a 5-star rating.You can still reply. I want to make sure you were pleased with what you paid for.

Thanks Chris

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