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How Often Should I Have My Brake Pads Replaced

How Often Should I Have My Brake Pads Replaced

Replacing your brake pads and making sure they are in good working condition will save you money, your vehicle and eventually save your life. Brake pads, brake caliper, and rotor are the main components of your car's braking system that need well-maintenance. Eventually, brake pads will wear out but how often they wear depends on factors like driving habits, environment, brake pad hardness, and materials used to make up the brake pad. But how do you tell if it's time to replace your brake pads? Here are warning signs indicating that you need new pads.   Screeching or Squealing Noises When you notice squealing or screeching noise every time you hit the brakes, it is a sign your brake pads need replacement. If you don't replace them early enough, you will experience a grinding or screeching noise. Some brake pads have metal wear indicators that make grinding noises to alert you to replace the pads. Please don't rely on the sound alone to assess t ... read more