Brake System Messages

BRAKE FLUID LOW

This message is displayed when the brake fluid level is low. See Brake Fluid.

BRAKES OVERHEATED

This message is displayed when the brakes are becoming overheated.

You may see this when driving on hills. Shift to a lower gear.

STEP ON BRAKE TO RELEASE PARK BRAKE

This message is displayed if you attempt to release the Electric Parking Brake without the brake pedal applied. See Parking Brake for more information.

RELEASE PARKING BRAKE

This message is displayed if the Electric Parking Brake is on while the vehicle is in motion. Release it before you attempt to drive.

See Parking Brake for more information.

SERVICE BRAKE ASSIST

This message may be displayed when there is a problem with the brake boost assist system.

When this message is displayed, the brake boost assist motor might be heard operating and you might notice pulsation in the brake pedal. This is normal under these conditions. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service.

SERVICE PARKING BRAKE

This message is displayed when there is a problem with the parking brake. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service.

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