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    weister42 is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
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    How to tell when to replace break pads?

    I have to press about halfway to get significant breaking and my front break makes noise when coasting to a stop, but no noise when I break harder. Either way I think it's time to replace them?

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    Re: How to tell when to replace break pads?

    I'd pull the wheels and make a visual inspection. Best way, as you know exactly where you stand. Just look through the inspection hole in the top of the caliper.

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