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Old 02-06-2014, 08:57 PM
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Can I change 2009 z4 break pads myself?

I heard the dealer can only do it because the brakes lock up
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:36 PM
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Check ZPOST in the e89 section under the engine trans, exhaust modification file. User name z4z4z4 just did the rears on a 2011 e89 Z4. He as a detailed description and photos. There was no description of a computer reset of the e-brake motor. He just removed the motor and turned the piston 15 turns to it start position. He seemed very happy everything is working.
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Old 02-11-2014, 03:52 AM
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I thought you could not do the rears without the software or the tools, but it seems that this method has worked as a few others have used it successfully.
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