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Old 04-17-2010, 01:36 PM   #1
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Brake pad sensor 2003 325 it

I have replaced the brake pads but can't get the dashboad sensor to go off.
It should probably be replaced. Can I just cut the wires to get the light to go off?
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Old 04-17-2010, 01:39 PM   #2
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NO. The brake sensor wire works on a closed circuit. Cutting the wire would create an open circuit thus resulting in the brake light being always on. Chas.
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Old 04-17-2010, 01:46 PM   #3
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Why don't you try to bypass the cable?
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Old 04-18-2010, 07:40 PM   #4
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why not just get new sensors? only $10

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Old 04-18-2010, 07:51 PM   #5
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if you wanna be that cheap, get a new sensor and zip tie it somewhere.

or i guess you can cut the two wires and wire them together.
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