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    Default Brake Linings Check Control

    Got the message yesterday, had to drive around 25 miles freeway...

    Can I drive another 50 or so today safely? I'm gonna get my inspection II done Monday...

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    Just had mine come on too. You should be fine.

    Ralph Mendoza Jr. - Long Beach, CA

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    hey ralph...ill be down in the lbc today, im just comin down the 605 lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by BFEINZIMER
    hey ralph...ill be down in the lbc today, im just comin down the 605 lol
    I'm just leaving fort Pacific Palisades, driving north on the 405. Going to watch USC - Notre Dame at a friends.

    Ralph Mendoza Jr. - Long Beach, CA

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    sicc..well sometime we'll havta get the bimmers together..im down in the lbc a couple times a week

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    Could have dodgy sensors. I had driven my E34 around for about a year before I got it checked out and it was sensors. I knew it wasn't my brakes since they had been replaced about a month before the messages appeared on my check control.

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    well RIGHT after the check control message i got a slight-to-mid squeal...tho it dies off after about a mile or so...no squeal now

    am i safe for 50 miles tomorrow?

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    sure just dont use the brakes....Pop a front and a rear off and have a look to see how much material you have left,I am sure there will be some
    Gone but not forgotten

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