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      05-25-2010, 02:52 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Sk8fe View Post
Question: My rear brake pad wear sensor broke when I tried to remove it from the pad. ... Do I have to replace the broken rear brake pad wear sensor to get the yellow "BRAKE" light in the instrument cluster to turn off even though I do not plan using it? Or is the only way to turn that message and yellow "BRAKE" light off is to go to the dealer to have them reset it?
The same thing happened to me so I cut off the plastic tip of the sensor and tied the 2 metal wires together and covered them with electrical tape. After that the light went away.