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5 things your BMW dealer won't tell you about your X3 brakes

You can reset the brake warning light yourself after pad replacement

Now that wasn't too bad, was it?

 

 


 

The pedal is close to the accelerator.  Winter boots might cause you to push both the brake and accelerator.

BMW X3 Pedals

Be careful when wearing large or awkward shoes!

 

 

 


Brakes are #6 in the top complaints for this model.

BMW X3 Brake complaints

 

 

 


 

 

The “brake upgrade” package for $500 is just new pads and stock rotors.

BMW X3 pads and rotors

Is that an upgrade?

 

 


 

You can (and should) use high performance brake fluid.

Higher temperatures, better moisture resistance... what's not to like?

 

 

 


The dealer will install aftermarket brakes on your car…  …but you have to ask.

Dealer installing brakes

 

So even if you're not a DIY person, you can upgrade!