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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 11th, 2014, 11:07 am Thread Starter
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Front break pad wear ?

The front pads are wearing unevenly , this is at 41k miles. The rt inside pad is most worn , any ideas why and how to get to wear evenly ?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 11th, 2014, 1:28 pm
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Have you checked the callipers to make sure a piston isn't sticking ?
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 13th, 2014, 10:13 am
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Mine were the same I just changed them and at 41000 miles you cant complain really
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 13th, 2014, 11:16 am
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True you can't complain at 41k miles on pads, but they should wear evenly. Suggest after all those miles , it's time for a good servicing of brakes , fluid ( if you haven't do it already) , including calipers. Like the othe guy said , sounds like your caliper pistons are sticking.

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I would also check to make sure that the caliper slides freely when the brake lever is released.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 13th, 2014, 8:04 pm
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it's the slides or the pistons. Probably not the pistons if you have not noticed alot of drag in the brakes .
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 15th, 2014, 12:59 pm
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the slides get all corroded. Disassemble, clean, polish and lube.

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