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Regular Brake Inspections are Needed for your Car

by | Sep 10, 2018 | Brake, Brake noise, Brake Repair, Car care



The brake system of your vehicle should be inspected on a regular basis. By doing so, you will notice when a problem might start occurring for them. The brakes are important because they allow you to slow down or allow your vehicle to come to a stop. If the brakes start to fail, they might be able to show some signs of it. By paying close attention to the brakes and any signs of an issue, you can help prevent further damage. If you hear or notice anything out of the norm with the vehicle, it is always best to schedule an appointment with us. This way we can inspect the vehicle fully, and check any parts or components that might have an issue.

Signs of Issues

The brakes may start showing signs of failing if you notice anything unusual or strange with them. One way is by noticing any strange noises or sounds that they might make. This usually happens when you apply the brakes. A grinding noise can indicate that parts may be wearing against one another when the brakes are engaged. A high pitched squealing or screeching noise will be a sign of the brakes wearing out as well. This typically occurs when there is metal on metal. Having this can wear out other parts sooner as well.

Brake Pads

Brake pads will wear down with time. When this happens, the pad will get thinner as it ages. The brakes will then make contact with the brake rotor. This can cause wear and damage to the parts each time the brakes are applied. Make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can inspect it for you. The brake system, brake rotors, and brake pads can all be checked to ensure they are in the best condition. The safety of you and your passengers is important, so make sure to have the vehicle inspected on a regular basis.