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      10-09-2011, 12:59 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by dmorga1 View Post
But my point stands--CBS doesn't have a good idea of how many miles are left on the brakes from mine and others' experience.
Sir, that was not your original point...

Sir, your original point was this....
Originally Posted by dmorga1 View Post
My point? It's this: BMW has good data, I think, on fluid replacement intervals based on their knowledge of the internals of the engine and the fluids in use at time of manufacture. They're not so good with brakes. I don't know how CBS calculates brake time, but it seems to do it on a straight mileage counter--something that doesn't take into account how hard or soft you brake, how often you brake, etc.
You said that the CBS does not take into account how hard or how often you brake, your original point is simply wrong. Do the research. Your original point was that CBS for brakes was based on just mileage.
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