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    well im thinking they only have one on each wheel .as the pads by rights should ware the same ,,,so if ya front drivers side is worn then the other side would be..and visa versa, im assuming..
     
     

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    I would assume thats why thinking about it yeah!

    I'm just surprised they haven't put one on each wheel to make more on spare parts!
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    one more question about wear sensors.. are the OEM ones made by ATE??

    just wondering because on bmminiparts.co.uk they want £15 for a front brake sensor where as an ATE one on eurocarparts.co.uk is less than £10.. will the one on bmminiparts be ATE anyway??
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    ATE is an approved manufacturer for BMW
     
     

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    spot on, just ordered ATE front pads and a front wear sensor for £40 delivered!

    can't go wrong for that.. when the sensor is changed will the warning on the dash automatically clear or will it need to be cleared with a diagnostic machine??
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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    when the sensor is changed will the warning on the dash automatically clear or will it need to be cleared with a diagnostic machine??
    Turn to IGN position II without starting the car and it should go out within 30 secs.
     
     

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