I don't think you are correct. There is plenty of pad left. As to the noise, I don't have any suggestions.
Originally Posted by myE70
I hope that someone will see what I see, but you have NO PAD left....
The only thing that I see is the steel backing ( which the pad is glued on )
and nothing else. As for the warning ???? It should have gone off already, but ??? Definitely there is no pad left