DSC and Amber break lights


Asked by Jul 22, 2014 at 09:48 PM about the 2001 BMW Z3 2.5i Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Driving along and the front right brake will pulse and then the two lights come on DSC  
and the amber brake light.took to BMW dealer could not find any thing wrong.Lights are
gone after restart vehicle.problem occurs randomly

3 Answers

Tom Demyan

You need to find a independent BMW mechanic. With those lights on, there should be a fault code stored and you will know what the issue is. You can check to see if your brake fluid is low in your reservoir, sometimes that triggers the lights. It could also be an ABS Sensor on one of your wheels. You did say you have a front right brake pulse, so that would tell me that is the issue.

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Thanks for the quick answers

Paul Matthews

Yes Tom, you are spot-on with your diagnosis, but I would also check the 'pick-up ring' on the hub for damage or cracks.

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