Brake Pad Wear

Brake Pad Wear Indicator

That’s not a pig pen in your glove compartment. Many cars have an indicator that will squeal when pads may need to be replaced.

What is the brake pads minimum thickness?

1/4 inch

Listen

Are your brakes squeaking or grinding?

Feel

Does the brake pedal feel soft or fade? Do your brakes pull or pulsate?

See

Is the brake light or ABS light is on?

Check

Has it been 12 months or 12,000 miles since you’ve had your brakes checked?