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Old 10-11-2012, 03:17 PM   #1
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Brake wear

Brake wear light came on today . I know the pad are good ? What next
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:34 PM   #2
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How do you know the pads are good?
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:11 PM   #3
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Inspect the pads and sensors, especially on the inside of the rotors. And check you brake fluid as I believe low fluid will also trip the light. You will find the problem.
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Inspect the pads and sensors, especially on the inside of the rotors. And check you brake fluid as I believe low fluid will also trip the light. You will find the problem.
Used a old dental pick and cleaned the space between the sensor and pad and now we have no red light !
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By inspecting the brake pads .
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Thanks for the information everyone
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:48 PM   #7
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I thought that the brake pad sensors were a "one-time" use only item. When the small loop of wire in the sensor is broken, then the circuit is open and the light comes on. I don't know of a way to turn the light off without replacing the sensor (or somehow repairing the broken loop of wire in the sensor).

I say all of this because I am not sure how cleaning the space between the pad and the sensor turned the light off.

What am I missing? Can someone else explain?
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