Q: stalls and brake fail light come on after putting in new radiator

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put new radiator after towing it back home due to having a whole in the radiator which kept overheating, so had to take tail shaft out, then we put the new radiator in, but after putting it in, it stalls after a few seconds and whn u turn it on it comes up with brake fail light, also we haven't put tail shaft back on yet.

My car has 400000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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