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                                                                                               Save a Life…

Your vehicle’s braking system is by far the most important safety feature it has. The ability to stop or slow down at a split second significantly helps stop incidents and accidents. Therefore, keeping them well maintained will make the difference between encountering a huge accident or even a potential tragedy. We all know that pushing down on the brake pedal slows a car to a stop. But how does this happen? How does your car transmit the force from your leg to its wheels? How does it multiply the force so that it is enough to stop something as big as a car. When you depress your brake pedal, your car transmits the force from your foot to its brakes through a fluid. Since the actual brakes require a much greater force than you could apply with your leg, your car must also multiply the force of your foot.  

What are the basic parts of the brake system?

  • ABS Control Module.
  • Brake Booster.
  • Disc Brakes.
  • Drum Brakes.
  • Emergency Brake.
  • Master Cylinder.
  • Brake Pedal.



  • LOW BRAKE FLUID LEVEL. Low brake fluid level is the first tell-tale sign that something is wrong with the car brakes system.
  • WORN OUT BRAKE PADS AND BRAKE SHOES. Very common reason why people have brake problems.
  • DAMAGED OR SEVERED BRAKE LINES. As mentioned, the distribution of the hydraulic pressure in the brake system is done through a network of metal and rubber lines and hoses.
  • LEAKING OR DAMAGED BRAKE CYLINDERS. Brake cylinders are mechanical devices that transfer hydraulic power to kinetic power.
  • ELECTRIC OR ELECTRONIC PROBLEMS. Today’s brake systems (like almost all car systems) are accompanied by electronic helpers.

                                                        How Often Should You Have Your Braking System Checked?

When it comes to determining how often brakes should be inspected, car owners often have varying opinions. There is no “required” schedule for car brake inspections, and car manufacturers offer different brake inspection recommendations for their vehicles. Ultimately, getting your car’s brakes inspected at the same time the tires are rotated is typically a good idea. Tire rotations are usually recommended at every 6,000 to 8,000 miles, or approximately every six months. If you get your brakes inspected at this time, you could address any tire and brake issues simultaneously. Of course, if you hear squeaking, squealing, or other noises any time you use your car’s brakes, you should get them inspected right away. There is no need to wait to receive a brake inspection, especially if you hear strange noises when you use your brakes. So, err on the side of caution and get your brakes inspected any time you believe there may be a problem.


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