The most common reason for a simultaneous appearance of both the ABS and brake light on the dashboard of a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado is a faulty Electronic Brake Control Module, or EBCM. Scanning the vehicle's computer system will reveal a definitive error code, which should read C0265 for EBCM issues.Know More
If a new module is not easily located or is too expensive, there are certain services, such as ModuleMaster, that rebuilds the faulty module for a cheaper cost.
Because the module is located in an area that is not easily accessible, professional help from an experienced mechanic may be required. The removal and re-installation requires a small torx bit head.Learn more about Car Parts & Maintenance
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) light comes on when the system has malfunctioned due to a mechanical failure, a dirty speed sensor or a power loss in the system. When the anti-lock brake system light comes on, the car should be checked for potentially serious malfunctions.Full Answer >
A reduced engine power light signals that there is a problem with the battery or the power system. This indicates a wide array of concerns, such as a dying battery, corroded connections or issues with headlights and wiper mechanics. The reduced engine power light is not uniformly present in all vehicles but always signifies an issue with the battery connection.Full Answer >
A car's dashboard lights may be out as a result of the dashboard lights control switch being off, a blown fuse or bulb in the dashboard, faulty wiring or an issue in the car's electrical system.Full Answer >
Low brake fluid is one of the most common reasons for the parking brake light of a vehicle to stay on after the handle is released. The fluid reservoir is located under the hood, near the dash of the car. If it is low, owners should add more fluid immediately to prevent air in the brake lines, which makes it difficult to stop and requires bleeding the brake lines.Full Answer >