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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 10-09-2003, 10:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just put all new brake pads and rotors on my 89 325i and I can't figure out why the brake lining light doesn't go out. I've have disconnected the sensors and run a wire accross the conections but the light stays on. Any ideas or any wiring diagrams? Thanks
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my car does the same thing. its most likely just a faulty sensor
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could be your service indicater board! Do you also have problems with your RPM guage and thermostat guage?
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what is a brake lining light?
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what is a brake lining light?
there's a wire that runs down to your brake pads & loops back up... when the pads wear down to the wire it wears away at it & grounds the circuit, triggering a light in the dash... that light is the brake lining light
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