Monthly Archives: April 2020

How Often Do I Need to Replace my Brake Pads?

The brakes of your vehicle are vital when it comes to your safety. They allow you to slow or stop on the road when you need to, which is so important to safe driving. Although brake issue don’t happen all the time, it is still important to know when your brake pads may need to be replaced in order to maintain brake efficiency.  The brake pads are the part in your brake system that helps to gently stop your tires from rotating when you step on the brake pedal. When you apply pressure on the brakes, the brake pads will press against the rotor to slow down or stop the wheels from moving. With worn down brake pads, metal to metal damage can occur to brake components.  Typically, brake pads will last anywhere between 25,000 and 65,000 miles, with the average around 40,000 miles. How long your brake pads last will also depend on the quality of the brake pads and your individual driving habits. If you are constantly slamming on your vehicle's brakes, you m ... read more

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