IPD sale XeMODeX - Experts in Volvo Electronics
Did you know? 🤔
Logged in users can get email notification of topic replies Log in or register (free).
Amazon Link Buy your stuff using this and it helps MVS!

Break pads check/replacement ?

Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's stylish, distinctive "P2" platform cars.

2001 - 2007 V70
2004 - 2007 V70 R
2001 - 2007 XC-70
2001 - 2009 S60
2003 - 2007 S60 R

Posts: 42
Joined: Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:43 am
Year and Model: XC70 2004
Location: Portland Oregon
Has thanked: 20 times
Been thanked: 2 times
United States of America

Break pads check/replacement ?

Post by Mikele82 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:49 am

looking for some good info on how to check break pads condition and asses replacement. same with rotors.
Thank you.

User avatar
Posts: 1494
Joined: Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:10 am
Year and Model: 2004 V70 2.5T
Location: Sweden
Has thanked: 15 times
Been thanked: 108 times

Re: Break pads check/replacement ?

Post by Rattnalle » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:39 pm

Rotors have a min thickness stamped into them on the outside edge.

Pads are ok if you can see there's pad material left plus some margin, pretty much.

User avatar
Posts: 4344
Joined: Fri May 24, 2013 6:20 am
Year and Model: S60 2003
Location: Canada
Has thanked: 84 times
Been thanked: 196 times

Re: Break pads check/replacement ?

Post by oragex » Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:03 pm

A small video how to do this quickly without removing the wheel
These users thanked the author oragex for the post:

Post Reply