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Old 09-05-2023, 07:27 PM   #1
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Light stays on without hitting the brakea

Hey everyone. I recently bought a bluebird with the c7 engine. Iíve been driving across the country towards Montana Idaho area and thereís a light that Iím pretty sure has to do with the air brakes is staying on while Iím driving. I donít know much about the c7 and Iím in the middle of my move in eastern montana. Trying not to take it to a shop quite yet. Anyone know what it means?
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Old 09-06-2023, 12:25 AM   #2
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Dash looks to be around '04-06. That is the brake press light. Could be a bad brake switch or a shorted wire. Does the cruise control work?
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Old 09-06-2023, 09:37 AM   #3
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Dash looks to be around '04-06. That is the brake press light. Could be a bad brake switch or a shorted wire. Does the cruise control work?
The cruise control stopped working as well
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Old 09-06-2023, 12:03 PM   #4
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The activated brake switch will cancel the cruise control when the pedal is pressed or in case of a bad switch. If the rear lights are lit up then vehicles behind you will not know when you are braking.
What year of bus (Vision?) is this? The parking brake is air but do you have hydraulic or air service brakes? You probably need to replace the brake switch when you get a chance.
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Old 09-07-2023, 06:22 AM   #5
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Is it building enough air? What does the air gauge say?

If there is enough air try pulling up on the brake peddle.
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