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Brake wear sensors

HI THERE COULD ANYONE PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO CHANGE THE BRAKE WEAR SENSORS ON MY BMW 316I COMPACT I'VE CHANGED THE FRONT PADS AND THE WARNING LIGHT IS STILL ON SO I THINKING IT MUST BE THE SENSORS CAN ANY ONE PLEASE HELP ME THANK YOU JAY.

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A couple of things to check.
This is only if you replaced the front pads, after the warning light came on.
1. Make sure brake fluid is level and at the max mark
2. Did you replace the front pads sensors with the new pads.If not please do.
3. Check that the rear pads and sensors are not worn and do not require replacing.
4. If all above is good, Drive vehicle for about 5klm and switch off and on it will reset itself

regards
I hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

  • Jaesyn3472 Jul 04, 2008

    Redmondeo34

    Ps:

    The sensors are easy to change they basically clip onto the pad and the other end of the wire connects into a socket, near the ABS sensor wire.




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