Brake pads replacement subaru brake pads 2014

Q: Brake pads replacement

asked by on October 06, 2016

Hi, Recently I had taken my car to the service station and was told that I would need a brake pad replacement in another 2K miles (front ones) and back ones in another 5K miles. I was getting screeching noise when I apply brakes. I wanted to check with YourMechanic team to get a better understanding if I need to change them. If you could assist me regarding this, it will be really grateful.

Thanks & Rgds -Nanda-

My car has 38000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, thanks for writing in. Generally most brake pads have a specific thickness tolerance that is used to warn the owner of the vehicle of when it may be time to replace the pads. What this means is that you will hear a slight squeaking at a certain point when the pads wear down to this point. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to perform a brake inspection on your car to be sure this is what the squeaking relates to. We can also perform a brake pads replacement for you if needed.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

when place pm reverse the car vibrates and wasting to much gas

Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. This problem is a transmission issue. The transmission in your vehicle has a low reverse clutch that is or has failed. The clutch is held and driven at the same time in drive...

the check engine light appears and it gives us the code P0170

The P0170 trouble code does not necessarily go with your vehicle, but it indicates fuel control problems. I recommend the following: Have the fuel pressure tested to see if it is too low or high. Make sure...

Does my car need new brake pads and rotors?

Hi there: In most instances, if the brake pads have not fully worn out, the rotors will not suffer scarring or pitting which typically means the rotors need to be surfaced or replaced. However, it really depends on the damage...

Related articles

The Best Used Cars to Buy for Long Commutes
Most Most of us are faced with the prospect of commuting back and forth to work on a daily basis, but some have a much longer drive than others. When it comes time to buy a car, you need to...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Senior Citizens
Everyone Everyone needs a way to get around. You need to get groceries, get to doctors’ appointments, visit with family and more. However, senior citizens have very different needs when it comes to buying a used car than other demographics....
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Tropical Climate
If If you live in a tropical climate, most of your vehicle purchasing concerns will be essentially the same as if you lived anywhere else – you want a car that looks good, offers decent gas mileage, and suits the...