What Happens To Your Calipers When You Ignore Worn Brake Pads?

Modern disc braking systems consist of numerous components and sensors, but there are still three critical components in nearly every car's wheel wells: brake pads, brake discs (or rotors), and calipers. These three components utilize your hydraulic braking fluid to bring your car to a comfortable and controlled stop, and a problem with any of them may impact braking performance. How Your Brakes Work   The easiest way to imagine your car's disc braking system is to think of a clamp.