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Old 03-27-2006, 05:13 PM   #1
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Default Re-set brake pad wear indicator light

I just replaced all my brake pads with EBC greenstuff jobbies & fitted new wear sensors. I assumed that the wear indicator idiot light would go out when the new sensors were plugged in but I can tell you it doesn't.

Great I'm thinking, bloody BMW have frigged it so that you have to get a dealer/tool to re-set the light to discourage home servicing. Anyway, after a bit of searching I found the solution & there's nothing to it. Just turn the ignition to on so the gauge cluster all lights up & leave it there without starting the car. After about 40 seconds the light goes out & your done
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Cool tip!

it may be a good idea to open a KB article for others...
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I was told to hold the brake pedal down for ten seconds then start your car. I started her up and it was on so I did the above that and it worked,that was the only method i tried.
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