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Freelander handbrake light

Discussion in 'North West' started by DCUNNINGHAM, Dec 31, 2016.

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  1. DCUNNINGHAM

    DCUNNINGHAM Active Member

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    Hi does anyone have any ideas why
    My freelander 1 handbrake light won't go off? I've topped up with brake fluid handbrake works fine
    Just don't no what else to try I usually run pajero s so not up on
    Landrover freelander faults
    Any help would be great
     
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    Brake pads worn thin? Some have wear sensors
     
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    Hand brake switch, near the base of the hand brake lever.
     
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    Are the wear sensors connected to the pads or the calipers
    Think I will start there before pulling the centre console out
    Thanks for the help!!!
     
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    well just thought i would update on my handbrake light problem
    so got advice from, freelance,and tony reeves thanks guys much appreciated
    so i remove wheels (front) checked pads inner pads were very warn changed all four
    tidied up greased pistons ect ect still no joy light still on
    had centre console out brake switch seems to work fine but light still on
    so gave up on that job
    moving on to oil and water check as you do
    and there it was !!!
    for some strange unknown reason the driver side abs sensor was disconnected
    beats me
    as only place its been is for mot and passed so im thinking garage done it must be skint and trying it on for more work me thinks
    as my father always told me never trust anyone !!!!
    hope i didnt bore you all and thanks again for the help
     
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    Not boring at all, and thanks for the update it is much appreciated and sure to help someone else.
     
  8. DCUNNINGHAM

    DCUNNINGHAM Active Member

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    Once again handbrake warning light is at it again it comes on at 10mph any idea's anybody ?
     
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