You will want to make sure the brakes of your vehicle are always in the best condition when you drive. The brakes are needed to help make sure your vehicle can slow down and come to a stop. When you notice odd noises or sounds coming from them, you will want to make sure that you bring the vehicle in as soon as possible. Having your vehicle in for regular maintenance inspections will also help you to make sure that the brakes are working correctly. As we check the brakes, we can look for any signs of wear and tear to them.
One sign of an issue is if the brakes do not respond, as they otherwise should. When there is a problem, you may notice that they are spongy or hard to press the pedal on. This can result in an accident because the brakes are not operating how they otherwise should be. If you notice the vehicle pulling in one direction or the other when you apply the brakes, that can also be an issue. Make sure to contact us at the first sign of any problem.
Another problem could be any odd noises or sounds the brakes make. A squealing noise can indicate that there is metal on metal friction occurring. This will wear down the brake pads as well as the brake rotors if it is not resolved quickly. If you hear a grinding or thud noise when applying the brakes, make sure to bring the vehicle in as soon as possible. Even if you may think it is not an issue, it is always best to have it inspected fully for any sign of trouble. Doing so will help you save time, money, and stress in the long run.