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Inside brake pads wearing 75 % in less than 5000 miles

I used ford replacement pads. the outers look great but both inside pads are almost gone. i did not resurface the rotors which have 55,000 miles on them but they do not look in too bad of shape. original pads lasted 50,000 miles. i'm thinking maybe the calipers are not
" floating / moving " freely on mounts. either that or they both decided to freeze up @ the same time. 2004 mazda tribute { same as ford escape }

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Your thinking is correct.The caliphers are floating they have to be able to move freely back and forth on the slide pins.If they do not then the inside pads wear out prematurely.

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