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Gavin Perry, Mazda Mechanic
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 2317
Experience:  Licensed diagnostic and repair technician
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DSC light has come on permanently and engine check light

Customer Question

DSC light has come on permanently and engine check light came on at the same time, after Brakes applied. Discs are warm. Isthis a sign that the Pads have worn down?
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: Stays on
JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda?
Customer: Mazda 3 Sport Nav on a 60 plate
JA: What year is your Mazda 3?
Customer: 2011
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda 3 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing so far, will probably take to garage, depending
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I help you with this ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
As mentioned, Braked, DSC and Engine check light came on, Discs are warm. Is this an indication the Pads are worn down?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No thanks, ***** ***** Garage can sort but thanks anyway
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 year ago.

No the cars control module has picked up on a fault within its electrical system.