I got a 94 honda accord. Recently ebrake light on the dash shows up even the ebrake handle is down. I tried to look at the switch on the ebrake and mess with it a little bit. Then the ebrake light comes off on the dash, but when I start pumping the pedal brakes it comes on again. Is there any problem in the brake pedal switch? I tried turn off the car then turn it on again the ebrake light went off but when I start pumping the brakes, it shows up again at the dash. Brake fluid is at maximum level.
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If the light was shut off after pumping the foot brakes the issue was not the parking brake. The problem is in the regular braking system you use to stop the car, as such it needs immediate attention. It may have been caused by something as simple as low brake fluid level. If the level is low either the system has a leak or the brake pads are worn to the point they should be replaced. If the fluid level is within the normal marks on the brake reservoir, the master cylinder may be failing. Many times in the early stages of master cylinder failure the brakes can be recovered by pumping the pedal. This will only work for so long before it catastrophically fails.