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Brakes

About Brakes

Brakes are one of the most important aspect when maintain replacement parts on your car. They allow you slow down and effectively stop the car when moving. The braking system is made up from various components with the most commonly replaced items being the brake pads and the brake discs.

There are several warning signs that your vehicle can give you before your brakes may reach the point of potential failure or extensive repair. 

  • Does your brake warning light come on when you are driving?
  • Is your brake fluid low?
  • Do you hear a grinding sound or a squealing sound when you apply the brake pedal?
  • Do you feel a pulsation or some sponginess in the brake pedal when it is depressed?
  • Does your vehicle steer or pull to one side when braking?

These are the most common signs that can suggest a potential brake system problem that should be addressed. Any other sights, sounds or sensations in the brake system that seem out of the ordinary should also be taken into consideration. Most times, brake system problems will only escalate if ignored.