Brake + Battery Light

Chris Scarpulla sr20de at
Wed Dec 5 20:03:01 CST 2007

> What does it mean when the battery and brake lights come on 
> at the same time, for a second or two, then go off.  It's not 
> a blink or a flash.  This happens intermittently, under many 
> driving conditions.  I just topped off my master cylinder, as 
> it was low, a few days ago.
> -- 
> -=|JP|=-  

That's the classic indication for a bad alternator on our cars. Of course,
the usual rules apply... check your battery terminals, and alternator belt
tension & condition. But I don't need to tell you that. ;)


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