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Front Brakes

(2006 BMW 325xi)
in San Francisco, CA on March 15, 2011
Repair shop tells me the front brakes are at 9%. At the same time, they say it's not urgent and can be dealt with on my next scheduled service. What does 9% really mean and how concerned should I be? Thank you.
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on March 15, 2011
You probably have over 4mm of pad material remaining and should get you to the next oil change.
of Flemings Auto Service on March 15, 2011
Did they give you an exact measurement, like 3mm or 5mm?? Always make sure you get the inner & outer brake pads measured.
on March 17, 2011
They said they can't measure breaks without taking 'everything' off and the 9% was a computer generated estimate.
on January 08, 2018
The inertia switch is not tripped. I would think my next step is to replace the fuel filter.
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