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FRONT BRAKE PADS WEAR FAST. THEY APPEAR TO RUB ALWAYS

A LOT OF BRAKE DUST IS ON THE FRONT WHEEL COVERS. IS THIS NORMAL. NOT ON THE REAR.

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U mite be riding the brakes.front wear faster than backs do.

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SOURCE: rear left brake wheel cylinder will not release

you may need to replace the caliper

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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SOURCE: brake pads specifications

I just searched google and looked at JC Whitney. They have brake parts and ship internationally. (don't know cost) But it's worth looking into!

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 jeep liberty LE under 58,000 came off warranty in march

check ft hub assembly for play any play at all means bearings are bad try to drive car on dry paved road and turn wheel back and forth listen for change in sound this will tell you which side is bad

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SOURCE: driver side front brake rubs and overheats. brake

It sounds like the caliper slides themselves are sticking, remove your caliper and check that the caliper slides are lubricated and that the caliper slides easily on them

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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SOURCE: changed rear brake pads have drag on brakes

possible sticking calipers or binding parking brake cables or bad rear brake hoses

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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Generally speaking, the front brakes do most of the work of stopping--typically between 70-90%. The potential reasons for your truck's rear brakes wearing abnormally quickly include:

--the adjuster(s) on your rear drum brakes were adjusted too tight. (I'm pretty sure you have drum brakes in the rear.)

--You are doing a lot of heavy towing or hauling which is transferring more of the weight to the rear brakes. You'd have to be doing this often, though, and frequently meeting or exceeding the capacity of your vehicle to tow or haul.

--The proportioning valve, the master cylinder or a brake line somewhere is damaged, causing more hydraulic pressure than is correct to be applied to the rear brakes.

-- Your parking brake cable is kinked or damaged, causing the rear brakes to constantly rub. You'd likely smell burning brakes and notice heat from the wheels.

-- Your rear drum brakes are clogged up with brake dust and the springs cannot properly retract the brake shoes, resulting in constant rubbing.

Most likely one of these issues is your problem if you have premature rear brake wear.

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The rear brakes should last from 30000 to 60000 miles or 50000 to 100000 kms. So something is wearing out your brakes too fast. Are you doing the work or some shop. I also assume you have discs and not drums since you mention pads and calipers. I am not certain but usually you need a tool to turn the pistion in when putting in new pads. I would make sure the pads are releasing properly by raising rear of car, stepping on brakes a few times (with engine off and try see if wheels are free by spinning by hand, also try to use handbrake a few times and release it and see if wheels spin freely. Maybe rears always applied. Notice burning smell, are discs glazed from heat? Are you using really cheap pads. Also check the proportioning valve which will decrease pressure to rear brakes during hard braking. Do you notice rear wheels squeling during hard braking. Do you have antilock brake system? Also are you using good quality pads and rotors.

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Hi Joanna, What you are seeing is perfectly normal and occurs on any automobile because the front brakes wear faster than the rear.  Notice that when you step on the brake, the weight of the car shifts forward, putting extra stress on the front breaks.  Next time in a parking lot, notice the same dirty front wheels of other cars.

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Which brake is on? Emergency brake (it could be over adjusted, or the brake cable at the rear drums is corroding and the cable is not releasing.. Pull the rear wheels off, soak the cable w/ some type of penetrating oil, wd-40, etc--DON'T get any on the drum or brake pads.
If it's a front brake, it could be a bad caliper, or even the brake pad wear indicator( the wear indicator touches the rotor when the brake pads wear down to a certain point. This is a warning to replace the brake pads soon. Even though the brakes aren't on, the wear indicators sound like the brakes are dragging.
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