Brake Services Andrews, TX
Do you know how often your vehicles brakes should be checked for overwear? How about the warning signs that you need them changed? If you answered “no” to either or both of these questions, you’re not alone! A large number people don’t know the regular maintenance requirement, or warning signs for their vehicles brake system. Don’t fret, though. Benny Boyd of Andrews has you covered. Check out some of the information in this article for a better understanding of your vehicles most brakes.
First and foremost, you want a clear understanding of the warning signs your vehicle will emit in case something is wrong with the brake system. While most vehicles will make a high-pitched squealing noise when something is malfunctioning, it’s important to note that there are a variable of indicators for the different problems your vehicle may be facing. As mentioned before, a high-pitched squeal or grinding noise is typical for a vehicle whose brake pads are worn, and need replacing. Other indicators that your vehicle is experiencing brake distress might include puling to one side when braking, strange vibrating throughout the steering wheel, or strong pressure against the pedals. These problems can range anyway from a collapsed brakes hose, dry guide pins, worn brake pads, worn rotors, damaged brake lines, or even just air in the line. Indicators like this should be dealt with immediately, as they could be a warning of impending problems!
If you haven’t experienced any of these problems, you’re probably sighing with relief. While it’s a great relief to know there isn’t anything wrong with your vehicle, it’s important to note that you should take your vehicle in for regular inspections. You see, just because you haven’t seen or heard any warning signs, it doesn’t mean you’re home free. Regular brake inspection can help to keep you safe, and extend the life of your vehicle. So, to help you avoid the bigger, more expensive problems, take your car in for regular maintenance during 5,000 mile intervals.
So, if you’re worried about your vehicles brake systems, or you’re due for an inspection, you can schedule an appointment with one of our expert technicians now! We look forward to doing business with you!