Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 19:02:16 +0100
From: "SimonJ" <menopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Brake & ABS lights?


"Robin Moore" <robin.moorenopsamatico.ca> wrote in message news:3B0091D4.82EB4EE3nopsamatico.ca... > Can anyone enlighten me on the condition(s) which will cause the low > brake fluid & ABS lights to come on simultaneously? This has happened > several times recently, always after the car has been sitting for a > while (like all day or overnight). They both go off by themselves > within 10 to 20 seconds and everything seems normal afterwards. I > recently had the rear brake pads changed and had the car inspected, with > no leaks or other problems noted. > > > This is perfectly normal, the lights stay on until the hydraulic pump for the ABS has charged the accumalator. It doesnt happen after leaving the car standing for short periods as the acccumalator will hold its charge for a while.

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