C0281 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes
C0281 – EBCM Detects Open Or Shorted Brake Switch Or Circuit
C0281 Possible Symptoms
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON,Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
C0281 Possible Causes
Faulty Brake Light Switch,Brake Light Switch harness is open or shorted,Brake Light Switch circuit poor electrical connection
The stop lamp switch signal informs the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) when the brake pedal is pressed. The EBCM detects an open or shorted brake switch or brake switch circuit.