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How Do You Know If You Need New Brake Pads?

How Do You Know If You Need New Brake Pads?

You're driving along and press down on your brakes to slow, only to hear a loud squealing noise. Are your brake pads bad? Do they need to be replaced? Well, there are certain key symptoms that can indicate your vehicle needs a brake pad replacement service. Let's take a look at the various signs and how often they may need to be replaced. A typical car has two pads on each wheel, the front, and the rear. The front brake pads usually will wear out more quickly, up to two to three times faster than the pads on the rear wheels because that is where the brakes are most under pressure. This can lead to needing front brake pads sooner. These are typically the pads that need to be replaced most often. Brake pads generally need to be replaced after 50,000 miles or so, but it totally depends on your driving habits, the quality of the brake pads installed, and the make, model, and age of your vehicle. Your car's owner's manual will have more detailed information regarding the b ... read more

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