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Brake pad wear indicator — Brake pad squealer

Brake pad wear indicator — How does it work, where does it go? Brake pad wear indicators attach to the inboard pad on the leading edge; the edge that first contacts the rotor when moving forward. Its job is to contact the rotor and make a high pitched squeal once the friction material wears down to 2-3mm. How brake pad wear indicators work When the brake pad friction material wears down to about 2-3mm, the soft metal indicator contacts the rotor and makes a high pitch squealing sound How brake … Read More


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