Brake pads must be replaced for the complete axle when the brake-pad warning lamp lights up, but at the latest when the pads have worn down to 2 mm. If the brakepad wear is indicated by the warning lamp, the warning contact (sensor including cable and connector) must also be replaced. It is possible to avoid replacing the warning contact if the brake pads are replaced when worn down to 2.5 mm at the latest. Warning contacts must be replaced if the core of the cable has been exposed. If only the plastic part of the warning contacts has been rubbed, however, it is not necessary to replace it.

1. To check the rear brake pads, remove the rear wheels*. The front pads can be checked with the wheels remaining on the car.

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