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Old 10-28-2012, 04:32 PM   #1
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Brake pad wear sensor

Which sensor usually goes out first?

I asked a friend of mine with an e46, and says it would be the front driver side pad sensor. Is this true? Anyway to diagnose it?

Would cleaning it with brake cleaner do anything? It used to be intermittent, but now it stays on my dash.
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:33 PM   #2
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Look at your pads????....
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:45 PM   #3
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My pads are still thick
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:52 PM   #4
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My pads are still thick
Then the wires broke or the inner pad you cant see is worn where the sensor is.
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Try resetting it turn key to acc position for 10 seconds.
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