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1997 Ls 400 Brake Question

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The brake wear instrument panel light came on today on my 97 LS400. Does anyone know how long I have to replace the pads. I don't want to wait but I might have to wait a couple of days till this weekend if possible. Also is there a rule of thumb in the appearance of the rotors to warrant replacing them too?

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I don't think there will be a problem if you wait a few days. On the rotors, unless there are some deep scrapes or they are really not very smooth, I would'nt worry about the rotors too much. If the rotors are getting pretty bad, you will feel a bit of a wobble when coming to a stop. I was looking at a coupon the other day that talked about replacing brake pads and then scraping the rotors for free. Something to look into.

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My wife just returned home with the car and said the brake pad indicator light went out a few minutes after it came on. I suspect that it will come back in a day or two after more braking and stopping.

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My wife just returned home with the car and said the brake pad indicator light went out a few minutes after it came on. I suspect that it will come back in a day or two after more braking and stopping.

If you wait you will have to replace the sensor as it will wear though the wire in the sensor.

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My wife just returned home with the car and said the brake pad indicator light went out a few minutes after it came on. I suspect that it will come back in a day or two after more braking and stopping.

If you wait you will have to replace the sensor as it will wear though the wire in the sensor.

I don't want to do that. Where is the sensor wire located at on the brakes?

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Thanks and I really appreciate the help. My Mom is really sick and I need to go and see her tomorrow before I do anything else. I will get on the repair as soon as I can hopefully late tomorrow or at least in a couple of days.

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Thanks and I really appreciate the help. My Mom is really sick and I need to go and see her tomorrow before I do anything else. I will get on the repair as soon as I can hopefully late tomorrow or at least in a couple of days.

Just did the rear brakes on a LS430 03 and the right rear brakes had a sensor on too.

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