When you think of safety, stopping power is key.
- Would you drive on bald tires?
- Don’t drive with worn out brakes.
- Having your brakes inspected every 12 months or 12,000 miles is critical.
- Getting your brakes repaired at the first sign of trouble can avoid more costly repairs.
A Squealing or grinding noise is always cause to have your brakes checked.
Most cars are equipped with ABS (anti-lock braking system) lights. If you notice the ABS light on, make sure you have it checked. You could have a leaking brake line.
Low brake fluid caused by leaking, worn out brake lines can cause many symptoms such as pulling or a spongy/hard feeling when applying brakes Your brakes may only need a simple adjustment.
If your car shakes when the brakes are applied your rotors may be warped and need to be machined or replaced.
Prevention is far more economical than emergency repairs. Don’t wait to have your brakes checked.