Q: Check pad ware light came on

asked by on

Check pad ware Light came on. How long can I keep driving till I get it checked out . Also where is the best place to get my brakes done inexpensively ?

My car has 94000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The light will come on when the brake pad is worn down to the minimum thickness and should be inspected right away. If you would like, a YourMechanic, certified technician can come and diagnose the brakes and quote the needed repairs for you. You may only need the front brakes or may need all 4 wheel brakes done.

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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Check pad ware light came on

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

Q: Q: Cooling Fan

Hi, thanks for writing in. This is most likely related to a faulty coolant fan switch. This is a relay switch that comes on when the temperature of the coolant system reaches a certain level. When this switch is faulty,...

Q: I have a 2008 S550 and it just developed a problem that is unusual. During cold start ups it's fine, but after a little driving and shutting it off, it will not start up.

Hi there. The signs all point to the fuel pump. When the engine is started cold, the fuel is cold, but when the engine is started when the engine is warm, the fuel is warm. The fuel pump may be...

Q: Q: Door handle broken

Hello. This is most likely a mechanical issue with one of the components of your door latch assembly. An inspection would need to be completed to determine why your door won't close all the way. I would suggest you have...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...