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2022-11-21

YOUR VEHICLE’S MOST IMPORTANT SAFETY SYSTEM

When it comes to vehicle safety, your brake system is at the top of the list.

Brakes are a normal wear item for any car & eventually they’re going to need to be replaced. For routine maintenance, check your vehicle’s braking system at least once a year. A thorough inspection should include brake lining wear, brake fluid level, rotor thickness, condition of hoses & brake lines, brake & dash warning lights, as well as taking the car for a test drive to detect other potential brake system problems.

If your car is pulling to the left or right, or if you hear odd noises when you apply the brakes, you should inspect your brakes. Other warning signs include an illuminated brake warning light, brake grabbing, low pedal feel, vibration, hard pedal feel & squealing.

Several factors that affect brake wear include driving habits, operation
“A properly operating brake system helps ensure safe vehicle operation & control under a variety of driving conditions,"“Motorists can put a stop to any potential brake system problems by recognizing the signs & symptoms that their brake system may need maintenance or repair.


A complete brake inspection should be performed twice a year for the following:
- Road test for squealing, grinding and pulsation
- Lining wear
- Mounting hardware
- Drums and rotors
- Hydraulic system and the
- Emergency brake system
When unusual noises can be heard, such as squealing, grabbing brakes, or a spongy pedal, immediate attention is required. Reacting as soon as these symptoms occur can save you hundreds of dollars by preventing further damage.