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Brake Pads

Brake Pads are one of the components of the brake system. It is made up of two flat asbestos materials held by the brake caliper affixed to the rotor surface. When brakes are applied, friction is generated when the brake pads come in contact with the surface of the rotor.

  • The rotor, which is directly attached to each wheel, receives pressure from your brake pads. This pressure is required to help the vehicle to decelerate safely.
  • Usually, there is a slot in the center of some brake pads that serve as a wear indicator. It tells if the brake pads appear to be nearly thin or wear out past a certain point. Thus the brake pads are replaced frequently since the thickness of the brake pads determines the lifespan.
  • Organic, ceramic, and semi-metallic materials are the most common types of brake pads. Ceramic brake pads provide outstanding braking performance and heat dissipation, which are great for most driving situations. But most modern cars sold in the United States come with organic brake pads installed by automobile manufacturers.

Weak brakes, require abnormal force when depressing brake pedal could indicate worn-out brake pads, vacuum loss, minimum brake fluid level, worm out brake caliper seal kits

  • Car pulling when brakes are applied can be caused by a fault brake caliper assembly, worn-out brake seal kits, contaminated brake fluid, and misadjustments from brake pads installation
  • Brake noise is commonly caused by worn-out brake pads. You may also check if the brake pads are fitted correctly, missing or faulty brake shims.