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jr811 12-11-2007 02:30 PM

Brake Light
 
1979 450SL break light just came on and stays on - what should Ilook for Jim

OldPokey 12-11-2007 05:54 PM

Check the switch under dash that is attached to the brake pedal.

abe g 12-12-2007 03:24 PM

brake light on
 
On my 450 sl 1977. Check brake fluid level first. On master cylinder my car has a small button on line attatched to master cylinder. after checking fluid level, push this button in possible will cancel brake light. Switch on my master cylinder once had to be replaced. Next step is to check brake switch under brake pedal, and then brake roter-pads. good luck, Abe G

ctaylor738 12-14-2007 08:34 AM

There is also a small switch that closes when the parking brake is on. If this is sticking, the light will stay on. It's above the hood release.


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