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      05-16-2008, 08:54 AM   #1
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Brake service interval reset?

Can someone post or link to a DIY brake pad change for the e90/e92 M3?
I have heard its easy to do but would appreciate anyone who has done it chimming in. Thanks!
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      01-29-2009, 04:34 AM   #2
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Can someone post or link to a DIY brake pad change for the e90/e92 M3?
I have heard its easy to do but would appreciate anyone who has done it chimming in. Thanks!
I have done the pad change on my 2008 E92 M3
What would you like to know
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      02-20-2009, 02:17 PM   #3
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Is it any different that on the E46 325/330/M3 which I have done a bunch of times?

Anything in particular that you had to worry about?
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Get a large C-clamp to push the pistons back on the fronts. Otherwise, it's a similar procedure.
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pictures and step by step DIY would help ... i changed pads many times on pretty much all of my cars, but never changed it on BMW ...
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I'll try to remember to take pics when I swap pads in a month or so.
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      02-28-2009, 03:40 PM   #7
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I'll try to remember to take pics when I swap pads in a month or so.
it would be great !

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      03-04-2009, 11:03 PM   #8
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I'll try to remember to take pics when I swap pads in a month or so.

Please do, I'm also thinking of swapping mine out for track days.
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      03-05-2009, 12:07 AM   #9
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I got my RS-19s today, but there is still snow outside. The pad change will most likely not happen until April. I'll keep you guys posted.
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I got my RS-19s today, but there is still snow outside. The pad change will most likely not happen until April. I'll keep you guys posted.
o man... april ? you are killing us ... haha
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check the 335 forums. its pretty much the same procedure.

does anyone know how to reset the miles to pads change?
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      03-11-2009, 12:57 AM   #12
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check the 335 forums. its pretty much the same procedure.

does anyone know how to reset the miles to pads change?
Does this help?
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51049
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      03-11-2009, 06:37 AM   #13
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check the 335 forums. its pretty much the same procedure.

does anyone know how to reset the miles to pads change?
I didn't know the brake change interval was determined by mileage. Did BMW do away with the wear sensors that my e46 had?
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The brake system as a whole as a milage/time factor. The wear sensor of course also triggers a service warning.
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anyone know how the mileage countdown works?
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anyone know how the mileage countdown works?
i don't think you have mileage countdown on your brakes ... if the sensor was not activated you should be fine changing your pads as many times as you want ... but if you get that yellow warning light on your dash, then you need to go and reset it ...
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i don't think you have mileage countdown on your brakes ... if the sensor was not activated you should be fine changing your pads as many times as you want ... but if you get that yellow warning light on your dash, then you need to go and reset it ...
yes - if you have i-drive there is a countdonw for oil, front pasd, rear pads etc. under vhicle info, service info. maybe not if you dont have i-drive.
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Damn, I didn't know about this. Has anyone tried it on the M3?
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yes - if you have i-drive there is a countdonw for oil, front pasd, rear pads etc. under vhicle info, service info. maybe not if you dont have i-drive.
You can access that info from the stalk in a non i-drive car. It's there but buried in all the sub-menus. SA did it in the 335i.
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Damn, I didn't know about this. Has anyone tried it on the M3?
I'd like to know this too as once the free maintenance is up I'll need to reset the SI's.
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reset brake mileage counter in i drive on e90

does anyone no how to reset mileage counter in the i drive on a e90
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have just fitted new front brake pads to my e90 and want to no how to reset the brake mileage counter in the i drive , is it possible to do it yourself or is it a main dealer job.
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