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I think brake warning light is on for two reasons: brake fluid is low or handbrake is on. I'd check these first.

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2014 Ghibli. If I replace brake pads and discs does brake warning light turn off by itself or need to be reset?


If you're talking about brake pads that have an electrical connector..
the warning light comes on when the pad is so worn that it allows the electrical connector to earth via the disk .. hence the warning light.

Fitting new pads will not cause a warning light on your dashboard. No reset required.

Dec 22, 2015 | Maserati Cars & Trucks

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Reset brake warning light


Depending on the make model and year, the warning light may be for low brake fluid or the parking brake being engaged.

Mar 04, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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ABS brake noise at every braking; Also sometimes the warning lights(AWD Disabled) comes on while driving and other times the lights don' come on;;AWD still works tho.


Sounds like you need new brake pads , when the pads get worn it triggers the warning replace the brake pads reset the computer this should fix the noise and the warning lights.

Nov 20, 2013 | 2004 Buick Rendezvous

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How to reset my brake warning light on a 2003 mercedes E320


If this is a brake warning light,it comes on to warn you brake pads are low
If pads have been replaced,the sensors are faulty/or fitted incorrectly
Check your owners manual to check warning light meaning

Aug 24, 2011 | Mercedes-Benz E320 Cars & Trucks

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Resetting brake warning light


Hi , if you turn the ignition on so that all the dash lights are on , do not start the engine and leave on for aprox 45 seconds the brake pad warning lights should go out, regards mark

Jul 29, 2009 | 1999 BMW 328 Series

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I replaced the front pads on a VW JETTA 2.5 and the check pads light is on. How can I reset the check pads light?


As the brake pads wear, the brake pad wear sensor contained in the brake pad contacts the brake rotor. This causes the sensor to fail. When a pad wear sensor fails it opens the ground circuit of the pad wear warning light system causing the pad wear warning light to illuminate. Perform normal brake service to correct this condition and be sure to replace the brake pads with pads containing wear sensors. Once the brake pads and wear sensors are replaced, reset the brake pad warning system by turning the ignition switch to the "on" position. As long as continuity to ground exists through all the brake pad wear sensors the system should reset and the pad warning light in the dash will go out. If the pad warning light does not go out, a check of the pad warning circuit for an open circuit condition or poor ground must be performed.

Mar 03, 2009 | 2005 Volkswagen Jetta

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I have a 2001 hyundai elantra and the warning lights on the dashboard. I know what the oil light looks like and the airbags. What are the other two lights.


Your best bet is to go HERE and signup for a free account then Downloading your Manual - service sheets, diagrams, parts lists etc.
Hyundai is one of the best with providing their customers with free information about the vehicles!!

I have D/L the manual, and the warning lamps on the instrument cluster are...
Left to right...(starting under temp. Gauge)

WITHOUT TRIP COMPUTER
11. Traction Control Indicator Light (If installed)

12. ABS Warning Light (If installed)

13. Seat Belt Warning Light

14. Oil Pressure Warning Light

15. Charging System Warning Light

16. Parking Brake/Brake Fluid Level Warning
Light

17. Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)

18. SRS (Airbag) Warning Light

19. Trip Odometer/Odometer

20. Trip Odometer Reset Knob

21. Low Fuel Warning Light

WITH TRIP COMPUTER

7. Front Fog Indicator Light (If installed)

8. Door Ajar Warning Light

9. Trunk Lid Open Warning Light

10. Parking Brake/Brake Fluid Level Warning
Light

11. Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)

12. Charging System Warning Light

13. Oil Pressure Warning Light

14. SRS (Airbag) Warning Light

15. Cruise Indicator Light (If installed)

16. Seat Belt Warning Light

17. ABS Warning Light (If installed)

18. Traction Control Indicator Light (If installed)

19. Automatic Transaxle Position Indicator Light
(Auto T/A only)

22. Low Fuel Warning Light


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Feb 21, 2009 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

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BRAKE WARNING LIGHT


I dunno if this will work on your BMW, but on my BMW Z3 and M3, it was....

Turn the ignition key to position 2, but do NOT start the car. Wait for about 45 seconds and the brake warning message will be reset.

If it doesn't reset, then the brake sensor was damage. You will need to replace the brake sensor. It sounds like you replace the brake right after you saw the warning, so the brake sensor should be okay.

Dec 19, 2008 | 2003 BMW 325

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Resetting brake warning lamp 2006 bmw 750 li


press the satrt button with foor off the brake until lights turn on,close the doors and press and hold the trip button on the inst cluster,abs will come up and then go,than you will see all the diff cbs requirements on left side press button until the brakes come up and press and hold again, it should reset to ???tkm

Nov 09, 2008 | 2006 BMW 750Li

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