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Disc Brake Light
In message <199710201441.KAA06694@coimbra.ans.net> "David Torrey" writes:
> The disc brake light illuminated on my 100 quattro wagon with 59K
> miles. Does this light come on based on mileage or on actual wear?
Wear. There are wires embedded in the pads that are cut through at a certain
stage of wear.
> My manual says to visit my local Audi dealer for service. Do I need
> any special tools to replace pads?
Not the fronts. Replacing the rears can be tricky as the piston retractor
needs to rotate the piston during retraction. I have a _wonderful_ tool made
out of a TV antenna mast clamp.
> If there is a sensor should that be replaced as well?
In the new pads.
> I guess it's time to purchase Bentley manual ...
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club