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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Signs It’s Time to Have Your Brakes Inspected

Signs It’s Time to Have Your Brakes Inspected

There’s nothing more embarrassing than backing out of a parking spot only to have your brakes give out a loud squeak. After driving several thousands of miles, the brakes will start to get worn. The brakes are used every time you drive, and your safety relies on their performance. Regular servicing should increase their lifespan, but what happens if you forget to have the brake pads changed? Brakes shouldn’t be overlooked, and it’s essential to recognize the warning signs that it’s time to get them serviced if life gets too busy. Below are a few common signs that there may be an issue with your brakes:  The Brake Light Came On. The moment the brake light illuminates on the dashboard, it’s time to have your brakes checked. The red warning light signals a problem with the handbrake, while the yellow light indicates the antilock braking system.  The Brake Pads are Worn. Every time you stop your vehicle, friction is placed be ... read more