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    brake pad sensors

    Had the brake pad warning light on the dash for the past couple of days. Had a quick peek earlier and the rear pads are low. Gave my local audi specialist (not a very good one i might add) and the guy thinks the rears dont have sensors so it mustbe dodgy wiring or a sensor on the front. does anybody know if the rears are sensored and what a reasonable quote would be .


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    Quote for the pads that is..

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    1st Gear

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    Aug 2012
    Medway, Kent
    I'm pretty sure the rears do not have pad sensors - only the fronts.

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    Found a broken wire. This wire splits from the main wire then there is about 4 inches of wire, A connector and this is the part that plugs into the connector and seems to go down to by the brake pad. Anybody know what it is/part number. i will add a few more photos to add a bit more clarity.

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    I only need the small part that splits off (connector to caliper) not the part that goes up into the engine bay. Had a look on ebay and wasn't really sure.


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    1st Gear

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    Jan 2012
    Warrington (NW)
    Depending on how low your pads are I would just pull the wire off the pad and on the plug just bridge it with a piece of wire and tape it up somewere until your pads are due for changing. If you bought a new sensor on a pads which is is fairly worn then you will be purchasing a new one again sometime soon. And they can be quite pricey for some cars these brake warning wires

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    6th Gear

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    Nov 2009
    Sensors are built into the pads. Just bridge the connector till your pads wear out.
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