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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-01-2011, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
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Wondering how long the brake pads and shoes last mostly city ?

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who is driving? lol, teenage kid, you, or wifey? most of the escorts, zx2 and focus in our family (five of them so far) brakes or tires or fuel pumps etc have not been an issue...bobn
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Gregg, our Fusion has 42K miles and the original pads are still good.
I would think the Focus would be similar.
It might be different if we let my son drive it.

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Thanks Bob & Mike its my car just turning 30k and didn't want to tear into it in this weather if I didn't half to.

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I got 240,000 miles on the factory brake pads on my '92 F150. But that's mostly highway driven. On my camaro I've had them last less than 5,000 miles. Again, mostly highway but it's a difference of slowing nice and easy from 60mph and slowing really hard from 150+.

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Don't be fooled by the rear shoes on a Focus, they are only about 3-4mm new. They will out-last the car, unless they crack. Fronts go pretty good too, you can usually see them through the wheels and check the thickness.
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I got 240,000 miles on the factory brake pads on my '92 F150. But that's mostly highway driven. On my camaro I've had them last less than 5,000 miles. Again, mostly highway but it's a difference of slowing nice and easy from 60mph and slowing really hard from 150+.
WOW Scott, I didn't know your F150 would do 150mph. Nice truck.

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I have a 2005 Focus ST 5 speed with 41K on it still has factory brakes. Wifes car 2005 Focus SE automatic did the brakes at 30K.
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Will depend mostly on driving habits.

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