replace the sensor behind brake paddle.
it is behind emergency brake on top!!
Carefully pry pad wear sensor from brake pad. Then insert brake pad wear sensor into cutout in new pad where applicable.
Pull the carpeting behind the brake light. Unclip the assembly, replace bulb.
The brake light is controlled by a little button switch that's mounted high on the brake pedal lever. If you follow the brake pedal upwards with your fingers, you'll feel the button. It has a spring in the button that pushes the button back out when you release the brake pedal. If the spring jams, the brake lights stay on. Replace the button switch.
Replace brake pads Thank you Captain Obvious. Can we get a real answer now? I replaced my brake pads and sensor is still lit. Trying to avoid disconnecting my battery.
The speed sensor(s) are located behind the brake discs on the front end
you need to replace the brake light button under the brakes inside the car
Follow the brake pedal up behind the dash. The pedal arm ususally operates a button that turns on the lights when the pedal is pushed. The button could be stuck.
As far as I know, the older BMW uses brake sensor inline with the brakpads. Once the pads are low enough, the sensor get worn down, which use to conduct electricity no longer do so. As a result, the sensor lights are tripped. To reset the lights, you need to replace the brake sensors.
Brake sensor indicator
The brake pad wear sensor is on the brake pads. On my 318ti, the sensor is on the left side, on the inboard pad.
either behind or in front of the arm of your brake pedal. Follow the brake pedal up until you find a box, either in front of or behind the brake pedal. You will find that the box has a button on it that is activated by your brake pedal, that is the neutral safety switch.
replace sensor when pad repacement is done
check the switch on the top of the brake pedal.
Replace the Gear Position Sensor on the transmission. Cost is approximately $350. There is a sensor on the brake that will prevent the gearshift from moving out of park until the brake is pressed down. Before you replace some $350 item in the transmission, make sure it isn't this sensor that is causing the issue.
There is a sensor in the top of the brake cylinder where you put in the fluid. Replace it and the light will go away.
It is on the top of the rear axle. You remove the nut that holds the brake line, remove the hold down bolt, and pull sensor out.
Check the fuse, bulbs or there is a push button switch above the brake pedal that may need align or replace
The brake sensor is built into the wheel bearing. The whole unit has to be replaced. It is best to replace both bearings. Left wheel and right wheel ---- 1998 models have the sensors as a separate component - See "Related Questions" below for more
There is what is called a brake sensor. This sensor has to engage to sent a signal to the transmission to release the pawl so that you can shift it. Replace the brake pedal sensor. It is usually on the top of the pedal arm upward under the dash. This will also cause the brake lights not to work. Good luck.
There is a switch behind the brake pedal. Fairly easy to replace, or a 10 minute job at a garage.
It's just above the brake pedal, connected to the brake pedal arm. The switch comes out with two screws and the new one plugs in. But before you replace the switch, check the adjustment.
it is under the driver side dash on the brake peadle about half way up unhook wire take off nut holding an replace,,,, note distance the sensor sticks out you will have to ajuste the new one to the same length on some models
Replace the brake sensor then the message will go away. When you saw the message the sensor is already bad so it need to be replaced along with the brake pads. You don't need to replace front and rear sensors at the same time. Any of them has the pads wearing too much (usually in the rear because Mercedes cars drive by the rear), that where the sensor need to be replaced. There is no electronic reset for brake pad wear message.