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      09-19-2015, 08:41 PM   #1
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How accurate is the 'brake pads due' in iDrive?

It's based on miles and other factors, but not actual pad wear - right?
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Originally Posted by YodaSyrup
It's based on miles and other factors, but not actual pad wear - right?
Those number is just an estimation.
The BMW tech may check your pad thickness everytime you bring the car in.
There is a sensor anyway where it will tell you when your pad is low, and from there, it is good about a couple thousand miles.
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Thanks. I'm showing rear brakes in 2k miles, general vehicle check in 14k - I'll keep an eye on it.
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my rear brake pads have been saying 3k miles due for the pass 10k+ miles lol
I do alot high way driving, and When possible I try to take it easy on my brakes, I dont brake at last minute or hard if possible.
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