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Top 5 Signs Your Car Needs New Brakes

Top 5 Signs Your Car Needs New Brakes

Many drivers ignore brake maintenance until something goes wrong. Brake components such as brake pads, rotors, and calipers are made to last a long time. However, brake pads, in particular, can wear out quickly depending on driving conditions, your driving style, or stop-and-go traffic, which determines how often you apply the brakes. Top 5 Signs Your Car Needs New Brakes Failing brakes can be easily detected by watching out for the following warning signs: Screeching or Squeaky Brakes When you apply the brakes, the brake pads are pressed against the brake rotors, which causes them to wear out over time. If the brake pads wear out to a certain level, their metal shims are exposed, which grind against the rotors to produce a squealing sound. Loud Grinding Noises Grinding sounds occur when you ignore the screeching sounds above and continue driving for some time. The grinding sounds occur when the pads are completely worn out, causing the brake calipe ... read more

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