Did you replace the brake pads but not the brake pad wear sensor? If so, you will still get a brake pad warning on the dashboard.
In this guide, you will learn how to test a brake pad wear sensor and find step-by-step procedures to replace the brake pad wear sensor on Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs.
What you will need
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- Brake pad wear sensor (Mercedes Benz)
- Unlock the vehicle and go to the driver’s seat.
- Insert the key fob to the ignition switch and turn it into accessories.
- If the cluster shows check brake pad wear, this means that you need to replace the sensor or the brake pad.
- Loosen the lug nuts on the wheel where you didn’t replace the brake pad wear sensor.
- Jack up the vehicle and put jack stands to support the car.
- Carry the front wheel away from the vehicle. Locate the brake pad wear sensor on the caliper itself.
- Remove the brake pad wear sensor by simply pulling out the sensor’s connector and popping it out from the brake pad using a pick tool or screwdriver.
- Get a multimeter and set it to the resistance settings.
- Connect the probes of the multimeter into the brake pad wear sensor connector. If there’s no beep sound once you connect the probes, there’s a problem with the brake pad wear sensor. The sensor needs to be replaced.
- If there’s no beep sound, then it means that you need to replace the brake pad of the vehicle. To replace the sensor, simply pull it out of the connector and from the brake pad. Install the new sensor in reverse order by pushing it into the connector and brake pad.
We hope you find the Replace Brake Pad Wear Sensor Mercedes-Benz guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Mercedes-Benz.