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  1. Silicone Or Ceramic?

    Maintenance and Service
    What's up e- owners... I just tuned up my front brakes and replaced the pads. I read extensively about the right type of lube for the slider pins, etc. It was my belief that silicone paste was the way to go. When I went to my local parts place, the guy told me ceramic lube was the absolute...
  2. Rear brakes at 40k?!

    Problems & Issues
    My wife and I have a 2009 Element ex with 40k miles. Most of our mileage, perhaps more than 3/4 was acquired during lost distance highway jaunts. When we took the car in for the latest oil change, the techs informed us that needed new rear brake pads. In my experience it's always the front...
  3. Rear brake pads worn before fronts???

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, I brought my '04 E in to Honda dealer for front pad replacements. Upon checking, the service rep said that the front pads have 4mm left but that the rear are at 2mm. I have 55,000mi. Does it make any sense that the rears would have more wear than the front? I have never had my brakes worked...
  4. 8 months and I needed new brakes...

    Problems & Issues
    Should I be worried? I just took my 2008 EX into the dealer for inspection and visors installed and they had to completely replace my rear brakes. The guy (who was in a hurry because I waited until closing to pick up) told me that the right rear had gotten stuck and wore the pad down to...
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