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Inspect the Brakes Regularly

by | Mar 11, 2016 | Brake Repair, Brake Warning Light, General Car Maintenance, Safe Driving









Owning a vehicle is one of the largest investments you will make, so it is important to take proper care of it. This should include bringing the vehicle in for regular maintenance inspections. We can check the parts and components of the vehicle so that they are working in efficient condition. If there is an issue, the part can be repaired or replaced quickly so you can get back to driving.


Make sure to notice anytime there is something out of the norm with your vehicle. This can include the fluid levels, tires, or even the brakes. The brakes are important because that is what allows your vehicle to slow down and stop when needed. If there is a noise that is coming from the brakes, make sure to bring the vehicle in as soon as you can. As the parts begin to wear against one another, the noise will continue to get worse. Sometimes the noise can be cause by the brake pads rubbing against the brake rotors. If there is a squeal or screech noise, it can be strain and stress of the parts.


You may also notice if the brake pedal has an issue when you apply it. If the brake pedal is spongy or has a delayed reaction, the brakes could be going out. The brake pedal may also be hard when you apply it. This can indicate that the brake fluid may be going out in the vehicle. If you have to replace the fluid frequently, there could be a leak somewhere. Over time this leak will become worse and result in a costly repair bill. By bringing the vehicle in for regular inspections, you can have a safe and reliable vehicle when you drive.