Hyundai Elantra: Disc brakes wear indicator - Power brakes - Brake system - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Disc brakes wear indicator


Your vehicle has disc brakes.

When your brake pads are worn and new pads are required, you will hear a highpitched warning sound from your front brakes or rear brakes (if equipped). You may hear this sound come and go or it may occur whenever you depress the brake pedal.

Please remember that some driving conditions or climates may cause a brake squeal when you first apply (or lightly apply) the brakes. This is normal and does not indicate a problem with your brakes.

CAUTION CAUTION

  • To avoid costly brake repairs, do not continue to drive with worn brake pads.
  • Always replace brake pads as complete front or rear axle sets.

WARNING - Brake wear WARNING - Brake wear

This brake wear warning sound means your vehicle needs service. If you ignore this audible warning, you will eventually lose braking performance, which could lead to a serious accident.

    In the event of brake failure
    If service brakes fail to operate while the vehicle is in motion, you can make an emergency stop with the parking brake. The stopping distance, however, will be much greater than normal. WAR ...

    Rear drum brakes (if equipped)
    Your rear drum brakes do not have wear indicators.Therefore, have the rear brake linings inspected if you hear a rear brake rubbing noise. Also have your rear brakes inspected each time you change ...