The main culprit of friction material separation is typically corrosion.
What makes one friction material quieter or better than another? It’s a two-part answer.
What could cause brake noise even when the brakes are not applied? This video is sponsored by ADVICS.
Chances are your foot will know the condition of a vehicle’s brakes and the quality of the brake pads before your mind puts it all together. Consider this: Stopping a 4,000-lb. vehicle requires a driver to press on a pedal to generate friction at the wheels. What happens in between the pedal and pads can determine how much pressure the driver is required to apply to stop the vehicle in a safe distance.