The wear sensors should clip into the side of the pad backing plates. Being placed in the holes doesn't anchor or hold them in place.
Dan Sent from my iPad > On Aug 17, 2015, at 3:35 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Last night I installed new Akebono Ultra Premium ceramic pads (part# > EUR423) in my '87 300TD. Made in USA, and about $46 via Amazon. > > Two problems. Well, maybe only one can be attributed to the new pads. > > The MB pad wear sensors are supposed to clip into holes in the pads, but > the holes are slightly too large and the sensors flop around a bit, As > long as they don't fall out, I think they'll work fine, but they don't fit > as well as in the OE or OEM pads. > > The pedal feel was nice and firm with Pagid "normal" pads, but now the > pedal feel is toward the squishy end. I blame the new pads. I also > changed the front brake hoses at the same time, so perhaps the new ATE > hoses are to blame or are part of the problem. They are a 129 part number > now. > ------------- > Max > Charleston SC > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com