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#1 (permalink) Old 08-18-2005, 06:24 PM
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today i was driving and a light came on my dash that i have never seen before it is a red circle with three dashes on each side. I have a 93 318is if that matters so now i have a srs, abs, and a red circle light on my dash please help so i know if it is serious
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that should be your brake wear indicator. You should check your pads. There is a little sensor that will trip if the pads get too low.
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You need new brakes homey.
$480 at dealership. for labor/rotors/pads for front pair.

cheaper elsewhere....

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You need new brakes homey.
$480 at dealership. for labor/rotors/pads for front pair.

cheaper elsewhere....
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yea very true ^^

but, the way the sensors work on e36's is they touch the rotor tellin them the pads are too low...so when you replace pads, you hafta replace the sensors too....


dont worry they arent expensive, i think i paid $15

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