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Re: brake idiot light

>Does sound like a bad pressure accumulator. To confirm, press the brake
>pedal repeatedly while engine is idling, the warning light should come on,
>then shut off after sometime or when you rev the engine. Simple job
>to replace it. I bought it from PAP for $199.

Not sure if the 5000s are the same, but the pressure accumulator used on 
TQCs is also used on some BMWs. I have heard that it is even cheaper when 
you purchase the BMW part. The parts are supposed to be indentical, i.e. 
same part number.
Dave Lawson  dlawson@ball.com