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AudiMat
10-12-2004, 06:16 AM
Last night a odd Symbol lit up in my computer display in my dash... I never got a owners manual with my car so I dont really know what its for. It looks like this: (O)

I think that its for the brake pads, (probally front) and its light up in yellow, not red so I would assume that its just a warning, but I didnt know if I was right. Does this mean that I have to run right out to the mech. today and have it done, or do I have a week or so before they are gone? TIA.

SeanF
10-12-2004, 06:25 AM
you should be ok, but limit it to a week, if you let your pads go down to nothing, the rotor will start to get grooves in it(not good)

JMG
10-12-2004, 09:29 AM
brake pads need to be replaced

I believe a dotted line around the circle is the ABS, correct?

SEXIC─N
10-12-2004, 09:43 AM
doesn't the ABS actually say ABS in a red circle

jefferson88
10-12-2004, 10:21 AM
ABS has its own light outside of the info box.

JMG
10-12-2004, 10:55 AM
your probably right... Im just wondering where I saw the dotted line around the circle.

RippleChip
10-12-2004, 12:15 PM
That just means you've hit the wear sensors, still a little life in them. Just wouldn't push it too long

AudiMat
10-13-2004, 06:41 AM
Are the pads easy to DIY?

gecco
10-13-2004, 07:08 AM
Changing pads are as easy as you turn on you'r television (if you don't have somekind of wierd tv that is)

pigliiit
10-13-2004, 08:36 AM
what about an O with an X through it? solid, comes on sometimes, not others.

wakko
10-13-2004, 09:10 AM
I think this is all in the manual...but to answer pigliiit question. Thats your head light warning signal. Usually comes on when a bulb burned out.

RippleChip
10-13-2004, 09:43 AM
The manual does have a description of all the symbols.

AudiMat
10-13-2004, 12:39 PM
Originally posted by RippleChip
The manual does have a description of all the symbols.

I got my car w/o its manual, thats why I asked. I need to locate one of those.