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    ORange brake symbol not in manual

    Hi,

    My audi S3 (2000 reg) just came up with a symbol that I cannot find in the manual. Its an orange priority 2 light - Looks like a brake light failure symbol, but without the bulb in the center with the cross, and the "pad" bits around the circle are dashed.

    Any ideas???? I would guess it means pads are low or something? Do S3s do this sort of check?

    Cheers,

    Ben

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    Re: ORange brake symbol not in manual

    I think you are right. Sounds to me like your pads are low.

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    Re: ORange brake symbol not in manual

    I believe that most new cars with ABS do, I know on the Saxo VTS it has a sensor in the pad that once it becomes low enough that the wire touches the pad it warns you.

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    Re: ORange brake symbol not in manual

    Its the front brake pad wear indicator. You've got a few months left on the pads, but you should get them done soon.

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    Re: ORange brake symbol not in manual

    I thought all cars had that. Even my first car - an '83 MG Metro had wear indicators!

    Dave

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    Re: ORange brake symbol not in manual

    Mine didnt! A3 1.6 R plate.

    But I dont care as after my Suspension mods I'm going BIG Brembo Brakes Style!!

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    Re: ORange brake symbol not in manual

    s3 pad sensors are only on the passenger fronts, so thats where to look.


 

 

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