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Brakes recently changed brake pads front and back but dashboard warning light still on reporting brake lining wear please vist workshop how do i turn it off

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    Replaced pads, now i need to reset warning

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Did you replace the brake pad sensor? If they have not been replaced then you will continue to see the dashboard telling you to replace the brakes.

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