Did some brake pads used to have sensors on the side which are now not added

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Asked by Jun 18, 2015 at 02:25 PM about the 2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Did some brake pads used to have sensors on the side and now do not

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61,115

No,there is what is called a sqealer, that lets you know the brakes need changing and are wore out,and some after market brakes do not have this.

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Agreed. It's not an electrical sensor on older cars, I call it a 'sounding tab' that causes a squeal by rubbing on rotors before pad rivets dig in to rotor. I know of no such thing on drum brakes though

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That's great I have been looking for pads with this thing on the side and of course its not necessary, so can I snap it off and drive the car while Im waiting for the new pads

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Its not drum brakes definitely discs

61,115

You can break the tab,but don,t run them long,will damage the rotors,

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