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Monthly Archives: November 2022

6 Tell Tale Signs of Bad Brakes

Failing brakes aren’t something that you can shrug off and set aside for later. When your brakes are bad, they require attention immediately. Otherwise, you are putting yourself and others on the road in danger. In fact, did you know that nearly one-fourth of car crashes caused by mechanical failures were brake-related? Fortunately, worn brakes are easier to spot than most other car problems. They make audible cues, have warning lights, and more. We’ve put together a list of six key signs that indicate your vehicle is due for brake repair. Soft or Spongy Brake Pedal - If your foot goes straight to the floor when you press on the brake pedal, that isn’t normal. Your brake pedal should have some resistance to it. This typically means that the pressure is lost, and you should have your brake fluid checked out. Squealing Sounds - Does braking sound like a burst to your eardrums? If so, there’s a good chance that it is your brake pad’s wear indicators. When ... read more