The brake pad wear sensor is a key safety component that allows worry-free driving without the need for constant visual inspection of your brake pad material. Once the brake lining dash light is illuminated on your dash, this is a warning of thin brake pad material. Pads should be replaced as soon as possible, and the sensor is a required replacement once the brake lining dash has come on.
This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number 34356789501 (34-35-6-789-501) and is described as URO Front Brake Pad Wear Sensor for BMW E70 X5 3.0si, 3.5d, 48i (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) and E71 X6 35i N54 (2008-2010).
TECH NOTE: On a majority of applications the brake lining light can be reset easily by installing a new sensor and turning the ignition to the second position (without starting the car) for approximately one minute - or until the light goes out. Refer to your Bentley service manual for further instruction if this method doesn't work.
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E70 X5 (07-13) > X5 3.0si
E70 X5 (07-13) > X5 4.8i
E70 X5 (07-13) > X5 xDrive35d
E71 X6 (2008-2014) > X6 xDrive35i N54 (08-09)
E71 X6 (2008-2014) > X6 xDrive35i N55 (10-13)