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I bought a used honda civic lx 2001.The brakes were replaced…

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I bought a used honda civic lx 2001.The brakes were replaced and lines and fluid. How do I get the warning light to turn off

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

I just got it yesterday. But the warning light won't go off

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

No. the brakes are fixed. Is there a trick to getting the light off

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

He said the break line blew. He replaced it and the fluid

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Mechanic for Honda: Honda-Man, Honda Mechanic replied 1 month ago

Is it the brake warning light? Like if the parking brake is set?

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Mechanic for Honda: Honda-Man, Honda Mechanic replied 1 month ago

The warning light can stay on if the fluid level is low or the level sensor plug is disconnected. The brake warning light is for the parking brake and fluid level. If the level is OK and the plug is OK the level sensor is bad. The main thing is the brakes work normally. If the pedal is soft and it won't stop well it needs to be checked out at once.

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