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    Got asked to 'Check Brake Light' by my very polite vectra today. I did and there was no issues. Any ideas?
    Last edited by paulhb; 8th May 2012 at 00:33.

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    Possibly one of the brake bulbs on its way out. When the filament starts to degrade it looses its resistance and the canbus system recognises this.

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    If a brake light fails, then a tail light illuminates in its place, so make sure you haven't got one brake light and one tail light illuminating.
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    Rebellion is almost correct. The lower tail light takes over the role of tail/brake light should the upper tail/brake light fail.
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    I had an issue with the contacts on the bulbs corroding. A break in the connection threw up the message.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gavmckay View Post
    Got asked to 'Check Break Light' by my very polite vectra today. I did and there was no issues. Any ideas?
    I know some people who went from a Vectra B to the Vectra C thought this meant press the brake pedal, but the message remains so thought there was a fault with the brake pedal!

    So a question to the OP
    What exactly did you check?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    Possibly one of the brake bulbs on its way out. When the filament starts to degrade it looses its resistance and the canbus system recognises this.

    ive had the same recently then all a sudden bulb gone another 64p

    (could of had a twix ) clearing the air

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    I've cleaned the thread up so that the OP can maybe get an answer (although I think he has now) amongst all the other stuff

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulhb View Post
    I've cleaned the thread up so that the OP can maybe get an answer (although I think he has now) amongst all the other stuff
    topman very professional

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