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Strange brake pad warning light experince...

 
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Old 04-09-2019, 01:51 AM
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Default Strange brake pad warning light experince...

So I washed my car yesterday. I take it to a DIY, coin-op place. Truth be told, I blast those wheels pretty hard (DAMN YOU hard-to-clean Kalimnos wheels!).

I start up to leave... and I've got the yellow BRAKE PAD LEVEL LOW warning. Never seen THAT before. I drive about 45 minutes, stop-n-go driving. Warning stays on.

I fire the car up again a few hours later-- warning is gone.

Same thing the next day. It's like the warning light was a bad dream.

The car stops fine. Stopped fine before. So....

Thoughts? What happened? Is there an Action Item for me here?
 
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Sounds like the water got in & shorted the low pad warning circuit which has now dried out.

It's only a warning system that your pads are getting thin & should be changed.

I wouldn't worry about it.
 
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Old 04-09-2019, 10:37 AM
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Maybe your pads are running thin? When did you check them last time?
 
 
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