I wouldn't recommend it if it hasn't leaked.
Brake pads should be replaced at 3/32".
i replaced brake pads on vw golf and did not put the clips on the brake pads is it save?
The front brake pads have wear indicators that will cause a squealing noise during braking when the pads need replacement. If you don't have this noise during braking they don't need replaced. Rear pads should last through 2-3 sets of front pads. The brake fluid should be replaced every three years.
Probably the quality of the brake pads. Do u know what kind?
You should have your rotors checked and possibly turned or replaced as necessary You should have your rotors checked and possibly turned or replaced as necessary
how much to get brake pads and rotors replaced on a holden vt commodore
Most often a brake repair simply involves replacing the brake pads. If the pads have worn too much though the rotors or drums will also need to be resurfaced or replaced. In more serious cases the master cylinder that controls the brake pressure will be replaced. Brake lines rarely if ever need to be replaced.
If you did not open any brake lines and only replaced the pads there is no need to bleed the system.
While it may be possible to purchase used brake pads, you should not buy used but usuable brake pads. You should only buy new brake pads in excellent condition.
My second set of rear pads have just been replaced at 47,500 miles
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How often to change the brake pads in any vehicle depends on where the person lives and their driving habits. Generally, brake pads are replaced every 20,000 to 180,000 depending on the type of brake pads and the variables mentioned above.
Disc brake squeaking starts with high temperatures on the face of the pad and then it is magnified at the back of the pads where they contact the caliper. When you replaced the brake pads did you have the rotors machined? You should because the run-out on the rotors can be part of the problem. Also you have anti-rattle clips; were they installed correctly? If you did these correctly then try this: Remove the brake pads and on the back of the pads apply a couple of heavy beads of RTV silicone and let it set up for 20 minutes then install the pads; that should take care of the noise.
your brake rotors are warped. You should repalce you brake pads and have the rotors resurfaced if possible, or replaced.
Before you add brake fluid, are you SURE you need to add some? Because as brake pads wear, the brake fluid level goes down, but the brake pads need to be replaced then, BEFORE any brake fluid is added. Otherwise, when the brake pads ARE replaced, there will be too much brake fluid in the reservoir, and it will flow out when the pistons are pushed back into it's bore, to make room for the new pads. -Tom.
Brake pads are worn and the squealer tab is rubbing on the rotor. Pads will need replaced.
On all the brake pads which are made, they make them where they will begin to squeak if they need to be replaced. If they are squeaking then you need to get them checked immediately.
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Yes, if you measure the rotor thickness, they will be under minimum spec.
Generally, brake pads should be changed between 20,000 and 180,000 miles. This depends on the brand of the brake pads, and the persons driving habits.
The brake pads might not be adjusted properly. The brake pads can be too tight and have contact with the rotors.
After your brake pads have been replaced, scroll to the brake pad life display. On the brake pad life display hold the scroll button in until the brake pad life goes to 100 percent.
mine needed to be replaced at 36k
probably, if the pads are worn, or the rotors \ drums are scarred, there will be a grinding noise, plus you should be able to feel it through the brake pedal. most modern brake systems have quealers on the pads to tell you when they are getting worn and should be replaced. If you have a disc brake system, you should be able to inspect the rotors quite easily. Look for gouges in the surface of the rotor. If they are badly gouged, they should be turned or replaced.