brake pad warning light on 2004 BMW 525i

how do i reset the brake pad warning light?

by in Boca Raton, FL on March 20, 2009
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2 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by , March 20, 2009
Typically if all the worn brake pads were replaced properly and new sensors were installed, you just have to leave the key on in the RUN position with the engine OFF for 2-4 minutes and then start the vehicle. This should re-set the Brake Pad warning Light. Why did it come on in the first place, if I may ask?
COMMENT by , March 21, 2009
I had taken the car to a european car specialist to replace brake linings and pads. I tried what you suggested and it did not remove the warning light. I will have to take the car back to the repair shop on Monday. Thanks for taking the time to try to help.
COMMENT by , June 28, 2010
I had tries to leaved my key on position around 1-2 minutes but the brake light still show , I had replaced new sensors,new brake pads and i just turned the routers. Why I did that because my mileges stil low 450000 only, 2005 bmw 525i any way . thanks for your help...
COMMENT by , July 16, 2010
The dealership told me that after 2005 this method does not work and the car must be brought in to have the light and information center reset. Same thing was happening with my 06 525i
ANSWER by , March 30, 2010
Noise from water-cooled alternator