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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 02-21-2005, 12:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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on a 89 325i the check light is blinking and above the rear veiw mirror the brake light is on but its the upper left one and it says brake with some kind of symbol next to it, looks like a ! in a circale.

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That likely means one of the brakes lights is out
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That likely means one of the brakes lights is out
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actualy i believe that means that your brake pads are worn out or your ebrake is on i can't remember which.
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you have a brake light out, the ! in a circle is just a reminder to check your brakes before you take off, the brake light on your active check control should come on every time you start your car until you push the brakes once, and then it should go off, but if not then you have a light out
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however, there is an active brake sensor in your pads than turns on a light when they get too low. it took me a week to figure that out just after i bought the car. Wire had busted and turned the light on. Spliced the two back together, light went out.

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