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DON’T WAIT FOR A BRAKING EMERGENCY!

DON’T WAIT FOR A BRAKING EMERGENCY!

How Often Should I Get My Brakes Inspected? When it comes to brakes, it can be difficult to determine what’s going on with them or when they need replacing. A good rule of thumb is to have your brakes serviced at regular intervals. If your vehicle is used in an abnormal capacity, such as newspaper delivery or excessively long business trips, then you should have the brakes checked every few months or so. It can be tempting to let them go until you hear a high pitched squealing or screeching sound. This could indicate complete brake failure, so how often should you get your brakes inspected? Well, the industry standard is every 5, 000 miles or every five months. It just depends on which marker comes first, but if you notice that it’s harder than normal to stop your vehicle or if the brake pedal feels soft or spongy when pressed. Then, you might need to have the brake system flushed and bled. S ... read more

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