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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    ok here we go , i have a 2004 e66 745i saloon , i have brake wear light on , when i start car i get the brake pad warning come up on screen telling me to replace pads , i have , both front and rear with new sensors , went into hidden menu , no link there for pads , so bought a foxwell nt510 so i...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Ho… I just carried out a front brake pad and disc swap out on my F10 530D .. used ATE discs and Pagid pads (couldn't get the ATE pads) .. but I need to reset the brake pad ware service notification. The problem I have is that I have the full digital dashboard option so I don't seem to have the...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Silly Question but is this just one brake pad or will I be getting a brake pad for the right and left wheel for £100? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. BMW Guides and How To's
    Evening chaps, so I recently replaced my pads and sensor wire but I can’t seem to reset the pad sensor. I’ve looked at various different YouTube vids but none are working for me, car is a e93 335i 2012 model. I thought it was a faulty sensor so I’ve bought a second sensor but still no luck! Hope...
  5. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Has anyone cured this? I changed the pads to genuine BMW ones and it went away for a while - the spring was much sturdier than on the pads I removed but alas it is back and makes the 8 sound rubbish on our roads with the windows down! Thanksm Rohan
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Guys, I'm a Brit but currently living in Poland and this is my first post here from me so thanks in advance for any generous replies to my question. I am about to replace all discs and pads on my 2013 E71 X6M. I've had the car a couple of years and I have to say I've been less than...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just called a couple of Main Dealers for all inc. prices on fitting new rear pads. 1st. Was £190 inc. and £240 for fronts. 2nd. Was £290 annd £299 for fronts.... the girl on the phone said they always replaced the sensors... ... but why the big difference? Is garage 1 not inc. sensors? I've no...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I went to change my pads today as when I took it for an MOT 6 months ago it was advised they were getting low! So I finally figured out that I needed a 45Tx socket to get the bolts out and not an Allen key as the Haynes manual suggested, then after an hour of trying to remove the calliper...
  9. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi My brake pad light came on today. Am havebeen looking around to change both front and rear ones. Was quoted around £360 from both dealer and indy. What is the best brand to use and is it easy to do it myself. Also do i need to change the sensor as well. Any advise is appreciated Thanks
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    have got brake pad ware light up on dash but all pads are fine any ideas anybody. :)
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    1stly I need to know if this light being on classes an an MOT failure? secondly it came on 2 days after I bought the car and has not gone off since. I have replaced the front brake pads, as they were low and the front wear sensor and the light has not gone off. I had the car checked by the...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I am going to borrow my mates trolley jack and axel stands to change the front brakes and pads on my E36 this weekend. I'm fairly sure I can do it all myself and avoid the premium garages carry but I can't find any clear information on what I may need to complete the task. Obviously I have...
  13. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi guys I am new to this forum, i have a 2007 118d with 55k miles on it. About 2000 miles ago I got a yellow warning brake light on the dash board, this was accompanied by the yellow light on the dashboard for vehicle inspection on ramps, my service indicators where ok except for rear brakes...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello out there!!!! ive just had my brakes done and cant get the brakepad warning light to go off.can anyone advise how to reset it please??? also, any advice on the best way to sell the car on as its in mint condition and i dont want to end up trading with some arthur daly out there!!!
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all , yesterday i changed my discs and pads on my 318ci , but i didnt change the sensors . my brake warning light is still on and i have tried the 20 seconds on and 20 seconds off trick but it hasnt worked:confused. i suspect the sensors need replacing . can anyone tell me please is it...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi, the idrive was saying 1100 miles till the rear brake pads needed changing so i have just changed them. The sensor on the pad hadn't worn through but was just starting to touch so i thought it would be ok, i drove home then went to reset the idrive and at first it still came up with 1100...
  17. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    I just brought a M5 (e60). I found it hard to believe when I was told it never had any brakes work i.e original pad and disks as the car has traveled 65000 km. Previous owner was a sedate hot runner long distance driver. My front pads are at 12mm (both sides) rear 10mm Disks are front 32 and...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello All, I've picked up some great info from the forum, thanks. Now its my turn to input some information that will hopefully save somebody some grief. So, I've sorted my windscreen washers and had the dreaded swirl flaps removed, success all round, and the car passed its NCT (Irish MOT)...
  19. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    When i get the new brake pads i read that its advised to remove old brake pad residue and the thin transparent layer thats on the disc left behind from the old pads. Apparently its only done when you change brand because of the different compound used. What should be used to do this?? I was...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The pad warning light was on on my car , so while I had the use of the workshop at my place of work to do an oil change, I thought I'd replace what I thought was the missing front sensor. When under the car I found the plastic clip on the inner wing with the ABS sensor, but there was no wiring...
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