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2003 Subaru Forester Question: Rear brakes need to be changed while front brakes are good.



gjtraveler, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Grand Junction, CO, April 25, 2011, 21:26

I believe front brakes do 70% of the braking, why would I have the rear brakes changed first?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 26, 2011, 02:52

    The parking brake is inside the rear brake disc so that isn't even the issue. The front brakes always wear at a quicker rate than the front. Ensure the rear caliper guide pins slide freely and are not binding up.

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