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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On or Blinks

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If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On or  
Blinks  
1If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On or Blinks  
Have your vehicle repaired immediately.  
It is dangerous to drive with low brake fluid. If there  
is no resistance from the brake pedal, stop  
immediately in a safe place. If necessary, downshift  
the gears.  
Reasons for the indicator to come on  
The brake fluid is low.  
(Red)  
There is a malfunction in the brake system.  
What to do when the indicator comes on while driving  
Depress the brake pedal lightly to check pedal pressure.  
If normal, check the brake fluid level the next time you stop.  
If abnormal, take immediate action. If necessary, downshift the  
transmission to slow the vehicle using engine braking.  
Reasons for the indicator to blink  
There is a problem with the electric parking brake system.  
What to do when the indicator blinks  
Avoid using the parking brake and have your vehicle checked by a  
dealer immediately.  
If the brake system indicator and ABS indicator come  
on simultaneously, the electronic brake distribution  
system is not working. This can result in vehicle  
instability under sudden braking.  
Have your vehicle inspected by a dealer immediately.  
If the brake system indicator (red) blinks at the same  
time when the brake system indicator (amber) comes  
on, the parking brake may not work.  
Avoid using the parking brake and have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer immediately.  
2 If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes  
On or Blinks at the Same Time When the  
Brake System Indicator (Amber) Comes On  
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