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2001 Audi TT ''brake pad worn'' warning lamp

I just bought this car used 1 week ago and it worked just fine all week. I tried to teach someone how to drive a stick today and the brakes were used pretty heavily but the brake pads look fine. Now when I start the car after about 1 min the brake pad worn symbol is displayed and I get a warning beep. The warning does not go away until I turn the car off and back on then it is fine until I start to move. Could this happen just by jarring the brakes?
What is the solution?

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Daryl

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The brake pad warning lite will come on when one of the sensors at the wheels grounds out against rotor indicating pads are close to replacement.

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