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Don't think so.(m) (archive)

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Posted by dudel on August 27, 2001 at 09:54:57:

In Reply to: Re: "brake lining" message reset posted by Joe Stancampiano on August 27, 2001 at 09:45:48:

Warning comes when the circuit is opened. The "sensor" is basically a small loop of wire. When it makes contact with the rotor, it is worn down until the circuit opens. When open, you get the warning. Similar to when a headlight burns out. Open circuit yields warning light. Has nothing to do with ground.

Don

Warning comes on when wire from "sensor is grounded to rotor...check to see if wires going to sensor are grounded anywhere.

Joe





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