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I've notice that whenever i press hard on my brake for an emergency brake, the red Hand Brake light on the panel will be lighted for a moment.

Is this normal? Anyone encounter this before???
 

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I am getting this same issue but my blake reservoir is just over half way between Min and Max. ANy other ideas?

I first noticed the problem following a need to use my brakes after nearly colliding head on with an articulated lorry. Ever since that emergency braking this problem has been in existence.
 

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Do the pads have 'wear indicators' on them, normally a wire which grounds and brings on the light when the pads have worn to a certain thickness.

Just a thought, sorry if it is obvious
 

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:( I have the same problem you described here.

At the begining i was thinking just was the hand brake switch or something turning on accidentally because it always happen when driving in a downhill where i have to brake faster than usual to stop the car. :huh:

But I just noticed it happens anyway when I need to brake fast and push hard the pad, then the red brake light turns on until I release the brake.

The user manual says something about ABS light and EBD (not sure:confused:) braking systems, my picanto dont have ABS so I just think on something happening to the electronic brake distribution (EBD) though its frustrating not to have a workshop manual. :confused:

Regards...
 

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yes , had this happen loads during my time with the pic . the level only needs to be a little off max and under harsh braking it will make the light illuminate . nothing to worry bout , top your levels up a little , but bear in mind your pads are maybe a little thin now and thats why the levels have dropped . take care swampduck
 
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