Brake job '03 Accord

Looks like it's time for the brakes to be done on my Accord. Is it me or is 30k miles early for the rear brakes to go?
Anyway, I'm getting a metallic rub, not a grind, but a ringing when there's
no brakes applied. No grinding when applied though.
So, what am I looking at as far as changing the pads and rotors? Anyone do a write-up online anywhere? I've done lots of brakes over the years, but I've found that each car has its nuances.
Thanks for any advice,
Josh
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Rear pads on my 03 Accord went around 35m miles also. I thought it was rather odd. My experience has always been that fronts go first. I just hit 70m and am ready for my second rear pad replacment and first front pad replacment almost at the same time.
If you live in the rust belt, there's an excellent tutorial here: http://www.tegger.com/hondafaq/rustybrakes/brakes1.html
It uses an Acura Integra as the main ginnea pig, but has pics of the corresponding parts on the 03 Accord as well. Great advice on the finer points of brake maintenance, even if you don't have a rust issue.
Bob
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01 Prelude is at 65k on the original pads -- dealer says they are less than 1/2 worn. My wife's 03 Pilot is OK at 45k with only about 45% wear. And, the 03 Civic LX I use as a commuter is OK at 36k with wear to go.

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30-35K mi is normal life of rear Accord pads, and yes they wear out before the fronts because they are so much smaller. Easy job - nothing difficult about it.

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Josh D wrote:

That is about when the rear brake pads wore out on my '03 Accord as well. Oddly enough, the rears wore out before the fronts. I did the work myself, but it was over a year ago and I don't remember the details. Nothing was especially odd about them and if you have worked on other disk brake systems you should not have any big problems.
John
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