Brake pad wear sensors have been around for years, but in the past decade they have evolved even more.
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Electronic brake pad wear sensors can be found on a variety of vehicles, including domestics like Cadillac and Chevy. Also, brake pad wear sensors can be found on BMW, Mercedes Benz and Audi vehicles.
Andrew Markel explains how brake pads with wear sensors are installed and why only one way works.
Brake pad wear sensors have been around for more than 40 years. But in the past decade, they have evolved so that brake wear can be estimated. This has allowed the driver to pick the right time to have their brake pads replaced.