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There is a reset procedure you need to do to reset the brake pad warning after replacement with new sensors.
Here is the procedure:
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To enter the service Menu:Insert Key
Do not press clutch / brake
Press Start button
Wait until the Car / revelant Service symbol disappears on the Rev counter display
Immediately after the symbol goes out - Press and hold Both buttons on the Rev Counter
Continue to hold - the system will run a dash light check
Continue to hold
Display will then show VIN / Menu, - continue to hold through this until the time Reappears on the display.
Now release Only the Right hand Button (trip reset) for about a second, and then press and hold again (whilst still holding the LH button)
After another second or 2 the display will show the Front Brake Symbol You Are
Now in the Service Menu
Use the BC Button (on indicator stalk) to scroll through to the relevant symbol - eg Oil Reset or Rear BrakesTo Reset the warning indicator light - Press & Hold the BC Button at the revelant symbol until RESET appears - then press and hold again until the process is complete.
Can I please have the last seven digits of the VIN number as originally requested. This helps look up information by VIN.
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The original procedure I have is for the vehicles with the BC button on the stalk. By VIN it looks like you have the earlier style reset.
Enter vehicle, close the door and buckle the seat belt.
Insert key but do not turn.
Press and hold the instrument cluster button above the steering wheel (should be the button on the right in the cluster).
Turn the key to the first position (the accessory lights should come on). Note that the key as 3 positions possible. One turn is accessory, the second is key on (terminal 15) and the third is when held in start position.
You should see "reset" come up on the display after holding for a short time.
Let go of the button and then press and hold again. The "reset" should flash.
At this point you do one quick press to finalize the reset.
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