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Old 08-18-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
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So my brake pad sensor lit up on the dash today. Pads and rotors are original, and my car has 126k. DIY is not an option so I need to find a BMW specialist. Any recommendations in the Atlanta area? Also, what should I expect to pay for new rotors, pads and break wear sensors?
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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So my brake pad sensor lit up on the dash today. Pads and rotors are original, and my car has 126k. DIY is not an option so I need to find a BMW specialist. Any recommendations in the Atlanta area? Also, what should I expect to pay for new rotors, pads and break wear sensors?
Pads and rotors are original? I highly doubt that. Anyone who's done a disc brake job before could do it on our cars, no need for a specialist. It's pretty much universal.
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Pads and rotors are original? I highly doubt that. Anyone who's done a disc brake job before could do it on our cars, no need for a specialist. It's pretty much universal.
This. 16mm wrench (bracket), 10mm allen key (IIRC, slides), needlenose pliers (sensor), c-clamp (spread the piston), 9mm wrench (bleeder valve), setscrew bit, and caliper grease. 30 minute DIY with new rotors.

Can't help in Atlanta, but in Knoxville there is 129 Euro and European Auto Garage. Both are great.
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:54 PM   #4
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So my brake pad sensor lit up on the dash today. Pads and rotors are original, and my car has 126k. DIY is not an option so I need to find a BMW specialist. Any recommendations in the Atlanta area? Also, what should I expect to pay for new rotors, pads and break wear sensors?
I just order all rotors/ pads

Bmaparts - $360 w %10 espece30 discount went to $334 + sensors. R/F

Will be doing it this week.
Maybe we can do the job together. I teach u & do mine same time. )

But I will also be doing brake fluid flush. Pm me.
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Pads and rotors are original? I highly doubt that. Anyone who's done a disc brake job before could do it on our cars, no need for a specialist. It's pretty much universal.
Yes, all original. I am the 2nd owner and have full records from the original owner. When I bought the car at 45,540 miles, I did mostly highway miles up to this point.
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Thanks! I came across these guys once before but somehow couldn't find their website when Google searching last night.
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