New Brake Pad Wear Sensor Design Will Prevent Squealing on BMW 530i

Problem Description and Possible Solution

If the brakes are squealing, there's a good chance it is the brake pad wear sensor.  A new design was implemented in January 2006 and can be identified by its green color.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 87,500 (65,000–110,000)
3 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006
7 people reported this problem
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My breaks are squealing............yet my breaks are not due for another service.....2006 bmw 530i
MY CAR HAS ALWAYS HAD THIS PROBLEM, EVEN WITH NEW PADS, ITS A DEFECT ON THE BRAKE RIDGES FOR MOS E60 2004 AND 2005 MODELS