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WHAT CAUSES THE DOWNHILL BRAKE CONTROL LIGHT ON A 2012 KIA…

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WHAT CAUSES THE DOWNHILL BRAKE...
WHAT CAUSES THE DOWNHILL BRAKE CONTROL LIGHT ON A 2012 KIA SORENTO TO STAY ON ALL THE TIME
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

Ok, most of the time, this is an issue with the transmission range switch. The DBC is used to keep vehicle speed constant and from accelerating and uses a signal from the transmission range switch for its function. This is a common failure causing the warning light to stay on. It would need to be confirmed by having the fault codes read with a scan tool and the transmission range switch tested with a scan tool.

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I noticed we have not yet resolved your concern you asked about. I would sure appreciate it if you would reply so I can offer my skills and knowledge and repair guide access to help as best I can.

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