During a brake inspection, some complaints of uneven front brake pad wear have been reported. The vehicle may have low mileage, typically around 10K miles. The inner pad on either the front left or right side may be worn out.
Andrew Markel discusses brake pads and the ubiquitous “squealer,” and how it helps customers with maintenance intervals. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
If a customer comes to you with uneven brake wear and you just assume it is a bad caliper and replace it, you may be guessing. Imploded brake hoses and stuck proportioning valves produce hidden symptoms that are not easily diagnosed.