TECH TIP: GM: Park Brake Light Stays On After Park Brake Is Released (Replace Rear Park Brake Cables)

TECH TIP: GM: Park Brake Light Stays On After Park Brake Is Released (Replace Rear Park Brake Cables)

Some customers may comment that after releasing the parking brake, the brake light on the instrument panel (IP) stays on. This condition may be caused by a weak return spring located at the rear of the parking brake cables.

Models
• 2004 Cadillac DeVille
• 2004 Pontiac Bonneville, Bonneville GXP

Condition
Some customers may comment that after releasing the parking brake, the brake light on the instrument panel (IP) stays on.

Cause
This condition may be caused by a weak return spring located at the rear of the parking brake cables.

Correction
Replace the rear parking brake cables with new cables that have a more robust return spring.

Courtesy of ALLDATA

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