Brake Pad Wear Sensor

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Brake Pad Wear Sensors

Find reliable replacement brake pad sensors for all makes and models at GSF Car Parts. We have a selection of high-quality sensors from top aftermarket suppliers, meaning you can be sure they'll alert you the next time you need to replace the brake pads. Discover competitively priced brake pad wear sensors by entering your car's reg number or make and model in the search tool.

What are Brake Pad Wear Sensors?

There are two types of brake pad wear sensors: electrical and mechanical. Electrical sensors work by breaking a complete circuit once the pad has worn down to a certain level (3mm on most vehicles), which then triggers a warning light or message on the dash. Mechanical variants use a metal clip, which is attached to the pad. Once it has worn down below the recommended level, the clip comes into contact with the brake disc, making an audible squealing noise, which alerts the driver.

Naturally, if the brake pad sensor isn't functioning properly, you won't realise if the brake pads are wearing dangerously thin. So, it's important to check that everything is working as it should be and replace the part if needed. Here at GSF Car Parts, we stock both mechanical and electrical brake pad sensors for a wide range of different vehicles, so you should have no problem finding a replacement you can count on.

The sensors will need changing every time brake pads wear down, so it’s best to do these jobs simultaneously — see our brake pad replacement kits to find everything you need. And you can find out how to with our handy brake pad replacement guide. We have lots more braking parts in stock, so, if you think your car might need extra repairs or maintenance, you might also want to shop our range of brake discs, brake lines, and brake callipers. Be sure to stock up on brake fluid and brake cleaner while you're here, too.

Shop Brake Pad Wear Sensors at GSF Car Parts Online and In-Store

All our brake pad wear sensors are from trusted brands in the motoring industry, so you can count on them to be reliable and of excellent quality. Plus, our low-price promise means you can always expect great value too.

We offer free UK delivery on all online orders over £25, plus 60-day returns*. We also know you want to get your car up and running as soon as possible, which is why we offer a Click and Collect service that allows you to get your new brake pad wear sensors in just an hour.

So, buy brake pad wear sensors from us with confidence today. Or if you’re close to one of our 180 store locations across the UK & Ireland, drop by. Our experienced staff will be able to direct you to the correct part for your vehicle.