How Long Do Brakes Last?
There are a ton of moving parts in your car working in sync with one another at all times. And when you press your foot to the brake pedal, there is a system of components that causes you to safely slow down and stops your vehicle when you are navigating around Jenkintown, Abington, Glenside, and Philadelphia.
WHEN TO REPLACE BRAKES
The two main components of the braking system, the brake pads and brake rotors, experience wear over time that eventually requires you to replace them. This is to ensure that your brakes will slow you down and stop your vehicle within a safe amount of time and distance.
OTHER FACTORS THAT PLAY A ROLE
There are many of things that influence just how long your brakes will last. First is the type of driving you personally do. If you are driving around the city and constantly in stop-and-go traffic, then you will be using your brakes a lot more frequently than if you were out on the open road more. Also, more hilly terrain causes your brakes to wear down quicker as well since you will need them to safely control your speed while descending downhill.
SIGNS THAT YOUR BRAKES NEED TO BE CHANGED
There are a few signs to look out for that can tell you when it is time to have your brakes serviced. If you hear an unusual noise like a squealing, scraping, or grinding noise when you use the brakes, that is an indication they are worn and need to be replaced.
GET YOUR BRAKES FIXED AT OUR SERVICE CENTER
When it comes time to replacing your brakes, our service department has everything needed to get the job done both correctly and quickly. If you notice any signs that your brakes may need to be serviced, you can bring in to Faulkner Nissan Jenkintown where we will diagnosis and amend the issue for you.