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Old 04-02-2002, 02:16 PM
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Lightbulb Brake Failure '98 E320S4

We just experienced a total brake failure with our wagon, 51,000 miles. Pedal went to the floor while driving (rear ended the car in front), then normal braking function resumed. Car was serviced mid-February. Brake pad and fluid levels are fine but 'Brake Fluid' warning lamp has occasionally flashed a few times each week since the service. What can cause the brake fluid warning lamp to go on other than low brake fluid??? Dealer will pick up car tomorrow.
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Old 04-02-2002, 11:32 PM
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I've heard of this on a 96 W140. Problem was caused by improper brake bleeding. Who serviced your brakes? Dealer?

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