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      06-08-2014, 01:34 PM   #1
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Brake Maintence

I have a 2008 M3 with 30,000 miles. Recently the service light came on for scheduled brake service. Do I really need to to this service with my mileage? If not how can I reset the computer?
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Check and see what the pads and rotors look like. Your service interval for the brakes depend more on your driving style than mileage.
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I have a 2008 M3 with 30,000 miles. Recently the service light came on for scheduled brake service. Do I really need to to this service with my mileage? If not how can I reset the computer?

Is it the brake fluid service, or the brake pads themselves? There are wear sensors for the pads.

It's pretty easy to visually inspect the pads/rotors.
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Brake Fluid service is overdue, pads are fine.
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Brake fluid must be changed every 2 years regardless of mileage. Definitely have it changed.
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Just scheduled my service, does $100 sound right for a brake fluid change?
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Just scheduled my service, does $100 sound right for a brake fluid change?
W/ fluid, seems fair.
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Mine's due as well, 38000 miles.
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Just scheduled my service, does $100 sound right for a brake fluid change?

Yes. It's basically one hour of labor.
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