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How do I know when my car’s brake pads need replacing?

So, how do you know when your car’s brake pads need replacing? There are a few signs you can watch out for that will give you a hint. Let’s check it out!

When should I replace my vehicle brake pads?

So, when should you replace your vehicle brake pads? Here’s what you need to watch out for:

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  • Noises! Noises are your biggest hint, especially if it is:
    • Squealing
    • Clicking
    • Grinding
  • If your car is taking longer to slow down when you brake
  • If the break pedal vibrates when you brake
  • If your car pulls to one side when you break
  • If something smells like it is burning when you brake

These are only a few indications of your brake pads going out, so if you think something is wrong with your vehicle, it is always best to book a service appointment with a reliable service team that you can trust.

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