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Old 02-22-2013, 09:32 PM
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BRAKE Warning light after pad replacement

I replaced my brake pads and rotors. However I did not replace the brake sensors. Brakes were worn out but didn't have any brake warning lights on prior to the replacement.

After the replacement, I didn't get any lights on till reset the CBS system. Used the directions posted here. Soon as I did the reset for the front, I got the "BRAKE" light on.





Is this because I didn't replace the sensors?
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:24 PM
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You nedd to replace sensor
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:33 AM
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I don't know the technical reason behind in needing to replace the unbroken sensor wire, my indy mechanic said it's registered to the vehicle and I had my replaced when pads were replaced.
I suppose that sensor wire could have been used in a different car.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:42 AM
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Cut the sensor head, tie and tape both wires. Reset. Done.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:48 AM
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Cut the sensor head, tie and tape both wires. Reset. Done.
Sounds like the solution till I get new sensors in.
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Old 02-28-2013, 09:21 AM
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Cut the sensor head, tie and tape both wires. Reset. Done.
I cut the wire to each sensor. Taped the edges. Reset the computer again, NO LUCK! Light still stays on.
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