Originally Posted by Dackelone
The system is not that sophisticated. On older bmw's when the sensor would wear down... it would open the wire circuit and the pad light would come on. Many a shade tree mechanic would just cut off the old sensor and solder or crimp the pad sensor wires together. Then the light would be off. I wonder IF our cars system is so crude. ?
yes it is that crude, cut off the old sensor an inch past the plug, strip the wires and twist them together, no more warning light.