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Brake Pad Failure

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Posted by Steve Giannoni on January 16, 2009, 5:06 pm
 
'01 Prius with about 50K miles. 3 of the 4 front brake pads have come
unattached from backing plate metal. Pads held in approximate position
by surrounding parts preventing brake failure. All 4 replaced ...

Posted by Steve Giannoni on January 16, 2009, 5:36 pm
 
Please excuse duplicate posting ....

On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 12:06:15 -0500, Steve Giannoni



Posted by Michael Pardee on January 17, 2009, 4:38 am
 
Interesting - I had heard of this sort of thing happening but never saw it
until I recently looked at the pads in my son-in-law's old Taurus. Two of
them separated as you describe. I think it was a bad batch.

Mike



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