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Uneven brake pad wear and noise

What causes Uneven brake pad wear and noise Rear disk brakes are exposed to the same road debris, salt, snow, rain, and heat as front brakes. But because they do only 20% of the braking, they don’t get worn as quickly. That leaves them especially vulnerable to the elements. Since the pads don’t wear as quickly, the caliper doesn’t slide on the caliper pins nearly as far, so caliper pin rusting is far more common. This is especially true in 2000-06 Chevrolet Silverado, Avalanche, and Suburban 1500 trucks. Every time … Read More


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