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Hey All,

I was driving home from work yesterday and my "brake pads worn" warning appeared in the dash. My 2013 RRS HSE Lux has 24,200 miles now, but I bought it with 16,200 miles. The previous owner drove it like a sports car, but I don't. I was wondering if anyone knows how many miles until metal on metal contact? I will call Land Rover and an Indy shop tomorrow for a cost estimate.

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Gerry
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2003 LR Discovery SE7, 2009 - 2018
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It all depends what pads the PO put on it, but if you have the warning then one of the two sensors has already been worn through.
 

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Thanks, I will visually inspect the pads then. I'll let you know how much pad is left.

Front: 3/16 of and inch

Rear: 1/4 of an inch

Probably just use her today, then park until replacement parts come in.

Thank for your help.


Gerry
 

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I'd say that is still a fair bit of pad. Just guessing but that sounds like about 25% of original. Probably good for another few days.

"Most brake pads are equipped with sensors built in to the brake pad material. When a brake pad that's 12 mm thick new wears to approximately 3 mm of pad life remaining, the metal sensor usually becomes exposed and makes contact with the disc."
 
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