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Hi Guys,

Driving home in the dark and rain (when all cars seem to go wrong) and the red brake warning light comes up on the dash. This is in a 156 V6 1998.

This is the warning light that is a circle with "coma's" either side like a pair of brackets, and it is red (not orange), and is not the one for the handbrake.

I turned the car off, turned it back on, and the light has gone out. All the fluids are at the correct level.

What are the chances:
i) Front pads are getting thin - does this light warn of this?
ii) ABS fault - knackered wheel sensor?
iii) Faulty brake fluid level indicator?

All help appreciated!

Chris
 

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yeah its your pad wear warning light. there is a wire running through the passenger side pad, when they get low, this gets cut through, and gives you said warning:thumbs:

its out now, but the next time you drive and use the breaks, it should come back on;)
 

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Cheers!

Does this function still work on cars with 100k plus, where the brake may not have the OEM pads due to the many replacements (prob non-original) since?

Or is it impossible to get pads without the sensor (or unlikely at least?).
 

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all or most of the pads come with sensors in them:thumbs:

think there is an odd few that dont:confused: dont know who makes them though:thumbs:


but yeah 99.9% of replacements have the wear sensor in them:thumbs:
 
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