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I'd put my money on a failed caliper on the opposite (less worn) side. Consider what happens if a brake caliper fails and doesn't apply any clamping force on the rotor. Your car will certainly brake less well, and in order to stop you're going to have to apply more force. The side that functions is going to dissipate all of the car's energy and gets hotter ...


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I guess finished means completely outworn. This sounds like a seized caliper on that side, which always brakes a little and so wears the pads. It does not have to brake that much that you notice it, but typical signs are a hotter wheel on the one side compared to the other side after some (especially fast) driving and a wobbling noise which often occurs ...



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