What does it mean when the brake lamp light comes on in a Honda Odyssey?

What does it mean when the brake lamp light comes on in a Honda Odyssey?

What does it mean when the brake lamp light comes on in a Honda Odyssey?

Warning Lights Brake System: This light indicates that either the brake system has a problem or the brake fluid is low. If the brake pedal feels normal, check the brake fluid when you stop the vehicle. If it isn’t feeling normal, slow the vehicle by downshifting and have your Honda Odyssey serviced immediately.

How do I know if my brake lights are bad?

As noted above, once per week, take a few minutes during your day or evening to check if all brake lights are working. If the parking lights work (meaning the rear lights that turn on when the headlights are active), but when pressing the brake light the light does not work, have the tail lamp bulb replaced.

Why is only one brake light not working?

If one or more of your brake lights isn’t working properly, it could mean one of three things: The brake light system fuse is blown, the brake light bulbs are burned out or the brake light wiring switch is broken. All of these issues are easy to troubleshoot.

How do I know if my brake light fuse is blown?

If, however, the test light illuminates when the connection is only pressed against one side of the fuse, the fuse is faulty. If the test light fails to light at all, regardless of where it’s connected to the fuse, you definitely need to replace the fuse.

What would cause the brake light on the dash to come on?

Why is the brake light on while driving? When your brake light comes on, your car is letting you know that either your vehicle is low on brake fluid, the emergency brake is activated, there’s trouble within the ABS unit, or there’s a problem with the sensors.

What does brake light bulb fault mean?

What causes the brake light to come on? The brake warning light comes on when there is a fault in the braking system, just like the check engine light comes on when there is an engine malfunction. The light warns the driver of an issue, but further investigation is needed to determine the cause of the problem.

Can you drive with a brake light out?

Brake lights are vital to letting those driving behind you that you are either slowing or coming to a stop. By law, you need to have both brake lights in working order. If your brake light is out, drivers may not be able to tell and it could cause a collision. It is illegal to drive with a brake light out.