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Whats this fault symbol?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by James333, Feb 24, 2008.

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    Hey, can anyone help, i have this warning symbol everytime i start my 2001 s3, its not in the owners manual, can anyone help? i heard it might be a low brake pad warning????

    Thanks, james

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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    Yeah, it's front brake pads - but worth a visual inspeciton as sometimes the sensors can play up.
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    :icon_thumright: thanks for the forums quickest ever reply!!!:hi:
    had a look, there seems to be about 6 - 8 mm left on the pads, maybe less on 1 side, is it time to get pads??

    Next, what pads are good? i can get a good price on forodo pads, any good??? thanks
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    I run TAROX pads and discs and find they bite really nicely and offer a good deal of feel
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    the wire often snaps giving a false low pad light.

    you can short the plug out to clear it after inspecting how much actual pad you have left
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    As mentioned above, it could be the pad behind the disk thats worn.
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    will get it sorted!! thanks everyone
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