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Unknow Dash Warning Symbol

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by thegrouch, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. thegrouch
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    [Feb 11, 2013]
    Had a light come up on the driver info display (not within the clocks) at the top where the media info usually is, never seen it before and its not listed in the book so wondered if anyone can help? It looks like the "fault in brake system" or the "brake light failure" symbol in as much as its an orange circle within what looks like two brackets except that theres no exclamation mark (brake system fault) or bulb symbol (brake light) just a blank circle??
    Any help would be great!
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    [Feb 11, 2013]
    It's your front brake pads warning sensor.
    [​IMG]

    Worth a quick visual check as sometimes the wires to the sensors break.
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    bez101 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    [Feb 11, 2013]
    can you draw it
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    [Feb 11, 2013]
    Nice1 JCS its no5 on the list! do u know if its just the fronts that have the sensor as I know the rears are shot - actually got new 1s waiting to go on! Hope the fronts dont need doing as well, will check in the morning.
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    [Feb 11, 2013]
    The sensor is on the front only on one side think the passenger side
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    Dam, more money then! Cheers Jay
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    [Apr 17, 2013]
    sorry to resurect another old thread but im not having any joy identifying this symbol


    IMG_1206.jpg

    Ive had No 5 and 6 come up as in jcs356's post but cant make out what the symbol in the centers supposed to denote .

    OOOOH THATS A BIGGUN !!

    Anyone else seen this ?

    A6 avantTdi
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    [Apr 17, 2013]
    thats number 6 brake light failure but just with a pixelated dis im afraid mate
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    [Apr 18, 2013]
    D0H!

    Mondo you tw@ !
    many thanks mate
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