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Re: Brake Pad Wear Warning on Autocheck - A100

I have no idea what causes it, but the same problem occurred with my '89
100q.  The pad wear warning indicator came on; we pulled the wheels and
replaced the pad.  Pads still has 40 to 5-% of their useful life left.

Bill murin

On Thu, 10 Sep 1998, David Boyd wrote:

> Has anyone experienced premature operation of this, well before the pads
> are worn anywhere near the embedded wires ?
> This happened once, when the (Pagid) pads were less than half-worn, but
> I changed them to remove the irritation and the crying of wolf.
> But this has now recurred with the new ones (Ferodo) which started this
> when only about one-fifth worn.
> I seem to remember this happening once on my previous Audi 100 but
> changing the pads cured it.
> Could it be anything to do with the asbestos-free composition of pads
> nowadays being conductive enough to make the circuit with the embedded
> wires ?    
> -- 
> David Boyd
> mailto:john@dboyd.demon.co.uk
> Cumbria, UK