Handbrake/brake fluid warning light

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Cataldoodledoo
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Handbrake/brake fluid warning light

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Hi everyone. I have stripped my cab out and found that the handbrake warning light was not connected to the dash, the cable was stuffed under the mats. Having removed the dash I found that the connector behind the warning light was just any empty connector.

Questions;
How do I connect the handbrake warning sensor to the connector in the photo? And whilst I’m there...
How do I connect the brake fluid reservoir to the same warning light?

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Thanks in advance,
Nick

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Re: Handbrake/brake fluid warning light

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Both Brake fluid and Handbrake connect via a white 4 way connector that fits onto the back of the warning module fitted on the dash.   You should see quite clearly a small PCB sticking out onto which the white plug connects to.   If you cannot see it then it is missing.
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Re: Handbrake/brake fluid warning light

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Just out of curiosity but do the brake lights work when you depress the pedal.
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Re: Handbrake/brake fluid warning light

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If the OP checks his email for notification of replies, there is a Brake warning module on EBAY

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vw-t25-dash- ... SwRkxf3lFP
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Re: Handbrake/brake fluid warning light

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Thank you both, I wasn’t getting notifications through. I traced the cables, previous owner had just unplugged everything and stuffed the cables behind the dash!
Was also missing a female connector which brickwerks managed to find me. Waiting on parts, so wish me luck!

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