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5 Signs You Need New Brake Pads

5 Signs You Need New Brake Pads

Your vehicle's brakes are important to your safety on the road. Many people will wait until they run into brake issues to actually have their brakes inspected and serviced. However, this can be risky and put you in a scary situation on the road. The best way to go about brake maintenance is to have your brake system regularly inspected and serviced and to understand the symptoms of failing brakes so you can address any problems quickly.  Brake pads are components that will need to be replaced periodically, considering that they undergo a ton of heat on a daily basis and are the most used component of the brake system. When you press down on the brake pedal, the calipers close down which squeezes the rotors on either side. This causes friction which causes your wheels to slow down or stop. The pads at the components that make contact with the rotors during this process and the friction does cause them to wear down over time.  How do you know when your brake pads need to ... read more

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