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Old 03-20-2006, 07:07 PM   #1
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan - Brake Light & Window Situations

Whenever I make a hard left, the brake light on the dash comes on. It stays on for a few seconds and then goes out. I have not noticed any change in performance of the vehicle.

It does not happen at all when I make a right. I thought it might be a phantom light, but lately it has stayed on longer after completing the turn.

Can anyone offer a suggestion as to what may be causing this strange situation?

Also, the front passenger window goes through inoperable fits. I had replaced the door switch and that seemed to correct the problem; however, now it doesn't operate more than it does work. The only way to get the window to operate is to bang on the door.

I know, rather crude approach to the problem, but I can't seem to locate the problem. Any suggestions?

Thanks for your help.
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Old 03-20-2006, 07:15 PM   #2
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Whenever I make a hard left, the brake light on the dash comes on. It stays on for a few seconds and then goes out. I have not noticed any change in performance of the vehicle.

It does not happen at all when I make a right. I thought it might be a phantom light, but lately it has stayed on longer after completing the turn.
Sounds like your brake fluid could be low. As you turn the car the fluid moves alot obviously. I'm not too sure why it only happens when turning left though.....Maybe you just haven't noticed it so much on turning right? Anyway, pop the bonnet and check the fluid level. Also, I'd have the brakes checked for leaks if I was you!
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Old 03-21-2006, 01:25 AM   #3
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I agree with the low fluid level in your brake reservoir and you have to take the door panel off to track down your power problem with your windows.
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Old 03-21-2006, 04:29 AM   #4
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I love how people in the UK call a hood a bonnet...
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Old 03-21-2006, 12:01 PM   #5
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I love how people in the UK call a hood a bonnet...
I love how you guys call a bonnet a hood
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