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If you want the light to go out - yes. The sensor is just a wire that when worn through creates an open circuit - turning the light on. If you check your pads often (you should since you track the car) then you could just use a wire to bypass the sensor and then use a tie-wrap to hold the wires away from the brakes/wheels. Most performance pads do not have the holes for the sensors anyway.

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I believe the wire sensors are the same regardless of the model (986,987,996,TT, GT2, GT3).

The effected sensor may or may not have to be replaced. The light will also go on if the sensor goes to ground (touches the rotor). When you change the pads look at the sensors. You will see a wire. If it is broken, it needs to be replaced. If just the plastic coating is worn off, it may be reusable. You can also put an ohm meter across the connector to see if it is still good.

Most of us who track our cars frequently just tie them off or take a worn sensor, cut it off at the plug and twist the wires together.

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The sensors are the same for all conventional (steel) brake systems on the 986, 996, GT3 and TT. Not the GT2 or any of PCCB brakes.

The new cars 987 and 997 use same but different sensor also. Same holds true for the sport and PCCB brakes on the new models - yet a different sensor.

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