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What Can Cause Brake Pad Wear On One Side and Not The Other?

What Can Cause Brake Pad Wear On One Side and Not The Other?

Front and back brake pads wear at different rates. As your car moves forward, it puts a strain on the front brakes than it does to the rear brakes, resulting in more tearing down at the front. However, if your brakes are degrading quicker in one part of the car, for instance, the driver's seat vs. the passenger side - the problem is a little more difficult. You can tell there is an issue if you observe the following; Slide Pins These are the metal pins that allow the braking caliper to move back and forth with the wheels. When these pins rust, the caliper can no longer glide. As a result, the caliper becomes trapped in one position; if it is stuck in the correct position, the pads on that side may wear out faster. Corrosion is usually removed with a wire brush and some grease. Misalignment When new brake pads are fitted in your car, the mechanic may not position them perfectly, which can be caused by a bent bracket on the rear of the pad. When your brake pads are misaligned, th ... read more

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