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Unplugging brake wear sensors

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I just installed Pagids into my 98 Boxster last night, and the biggest pain was getting the brake wear sensors out of the old pads.

Since the Pagids don't have holes for the sensors, and since I never plan on using the sensors again, I zip-tied them to the brake lines. However, would it work to completely unplug them, or would this trip the brake wear light?

Any other solutions, or should I just stick with the zip tying?

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The light will come on. Mine have been tied to the brake line for years. You can cut the wires so that they are a few inches long after the connector. Strip a bit of the insulation off the end of wires, twist the wires together, and insulate. That way the circuit is complete.

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I tend to swap between stock and Pagid Orange pads. I just pop the sensors out of the sockets on the struts and leave them in the stock pads. I made a set of "stubs" from an old set of sensors which I plug in to replace the real sensors. I find this easier than removing the sensors from the stock pads and tying them up. Hers's what the stubs look like:


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