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Top Signs Your Vehicle Needs Brake Service

Top Signs Your Vehicle Needs Brake Service

Your vehicle's most paramount safety feature is without a doubt its braking system. As the anchor is to a ship, so are brakes the chief source of deceleration, making it the foremost line of defense against mechanical injury. It, therefore, goes without saying that your vehicle's brakes should in optimum operating condition as any divergence would mean harm to the occupants of your car. The following are the top 6 signs that your braking system needs urgent attention: 1. Unusual sounds when braking. Oftentimes, this is the first of many telltale signs. If your car produces squeamish sounds upon pressing on the brake pedal, consider this a warning signal that the pads should be checked as they could be worn out. 2. If your brake pads appear thin. Brake pads are those odd-looking pieces of metal that are visible through the spaces of your wheel spokes. As a rule of thumb, brake pads should not be thinner than 1/4 inch. If they appear to ... read more