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Porshe boxster brake pad wear sensor

Have new pads fitted but break pad wear light comes on when its wet

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    Happens when I barely press the brakes

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The sensor needs to ber replace. Cheap fix.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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Hi

The pads may need adjusting...However the physics behind all this says that when the pads are wet...there is reduced Friction...and hence lower braking power...this may be perceived as a worn out pad when it is wet....Try apply the brakes to dry the pads when driving and the sign should go off...


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Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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The pads may need adjusting,,,,But the physics will tell you that when the pad is wet...there is reduced friction which can be perceived as a worn out pad....

Genius Guy

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