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post #1 of 4 Old Oct 25th, 2008, 3:29 pm Thread Starter
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On my ride into work this mornin I had a couple of brake failures( both red lights flashin) and my cruse control would not operate. Anybody seen this before?
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Re: brakes

For an 02 & newer, top off the brake fluid in the forward half of the rear reservoir.
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On my ride into work this mornin I had a couple of brake failures( both red lights flashin) and my cruse control would not operate. Anybody seen this before?
Flashing brake lights are most often caused by low fluid level in the rear reservoir. The '02 and newer LTs are very sensitive to this, and should be topped up all the way to the Max mark in both chambers.

The second most common cause is a low battery. Either a temporarily low charge state, or possibly a cell starting to go bad.

But since you said you also saw cruise control problems, I'd look at the front and rear wheel ABS sensors. Clean them well, and check both for proper gap. Also, look for a possibly damaged sensor wire, maybe even an intermittent fault.

Good luck, and let us know what you find.

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