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Old 10-11-2017, 07:56 PM   #1
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Brake wear indicators Mk7

I have a mk7 gtd

Iím aware the front has a wear indicator that will pop up when itís time to change

But what about the rear?

Am I also right in saying only one of he front pads will have an indicator (because you change in pairs anyway)?


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Old 10-11-2017, 09:22 PM   #2
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There is an indicator wire on right front brake inner pad on my Golf R. Nowhere else.

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Old 10-11-2017, 09:23 PM   #3
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There is an indicator wire on right front inner pad on my Golf R. Nowhere else.



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So basically for the rear we just have to keep doing visual checks?


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Old 10-12-2017, 06:14 PM   #4
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So basically for the rear we just have to keep doing visual checks?


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Old 10-12-2017, 06:26 PM   #5
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Some cars will have a wear indicator front and back, just two for all 4 set, weird that VW don't have them on the rears


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Old 10-12-2017, 06:43 PM   #6
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Sportwagens have no wear sensors
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Old 10-12-2017, 07:26 PM   #7
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Some cars will have a wear indicator front and back, just two for all 4 set, weird that VW don't have them on the rears


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So we canít buy brake pads with rear sensors because theyíre not even programmed from factory in some cars?


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Old 10-12-2017, 08:06 PM   #8
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they may not even have the plugs on the rear.

My 2016 GTI, non-PP, doesn't have them front or rear
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:38 PM   #9
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they may not even have the plugs on the rear.

My 2016 GTI, non-PP, doesn't have them front or rear


Yeah

Thanks all got a really good explanation and maybe this thread will help someone else.


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