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      09-12-2012, 02:45 PM   #1
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I tried searching but no luck, my service indicator for the front brakes wont reset, it keeps saying -15000, brakes are new and fluid too, brake sensor seems okay ad well, any ideas? Here is a pic,
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I tried searching but no luck, my service indicator for the front brakes wont reset, it keeps saying -15000, brakes are new and fluid too, brake sensor seems okay as well, any ideas? Here is a pic,
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I'm thinking your brake sensor is not OK. Take it off and check for wear or for $30, just go buy a new one. My 2c.
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I'm thinking your brake sensor is not OK. Take it off and check for wear or for $30, just go buy a new one. My 2c.
Thanx i guess for 30 bucks its worth a shot, hopefully that will fix it, diy 2 morrow and see what happens
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Brake sensor must be replaced if the light went off. If you replace pads before light goes off, then sensor would be saved...
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Brake sensor must be replaced if the light went off. If you replace pads before light goes off, then sensor would be saved...
Thank you, thats what i did, replaced brakes before light came on a couple of months ago, my pads are fine, going to change sensor today, see what happens, can always keep it for a spare if it don't fix my problem i guess
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Replaced brake sensor, tried resetting service indicator, now it worked fine, no more warnings on dash anymore, problems fixed, thanx for the suggestions and replies
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Hey, good stuff! FYI I dont use the sensors. Since I do all my brake work myself, I just tie them back out of the way and check the pads from time to time. Easy!
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