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Old 02 Jul 2007, 10:47 am
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At first I thought I was imagining things but my wife confirmed it....

A couple of times when I have had the Gt wound up close to or at red line the "BRAKE" indicator in the lower left hand corner of the tachometer has come on. It goes out as soon as I let off the gas. Has anyone else ever reported this? Thanks!
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Old 02 Jul 2007, 12:16 pm
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'03 Gt /autostick
At first I thought I was imagining things but my wife confirmed it....

A couple of times when I have had the Gt wound up close to or at red line the "BRAKE" indicator in the lower left hand corner of the tachometer has come on. It goes out as soon as I let off the gas. Has anyone else ever reported this? Thanks!
Wow! That's the first time I've heard of this one. You might have a built in shift indicator light. Call Chysler, get a service tech on the phone and ask him. You got nothing to lose.
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Old 02 Jul 2007, 12:39 pm
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Default Re: tach'd up & the "brake light" flashes

Check brake fluid level...it may be sloshing back under max acceleration, causing the 'low fluid level' sensor to trigger the brake warning light.
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Old 02 Jul 2007, 01:36 pm
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Check brake fluid level...it may be sloshing back under max acceleration, causing the 'low fluid level' sensor to trigger the brake warning light.
Yup. It's a classic symptom. As your pads wear, the fluid drops. "Goose" it, and the fluid sloshes enough to uncover the low brake fluid sensor.
Time to plan for new pads.
You probably have about 1/2 thickness left now....
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Old 03 Jul 2007, 09:50 pm
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Verified..topped off & tested. Mystery solved. Thanks folks!!
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