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5 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Brake Pads

5 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Brake Pads

Brakes are the most vital safety component of your vehicle. When you press the pedal, you expect your brakes to respond quickly. However, over time the brake pads eventually wear out. If neglected, the brakes may fail to perform at the last minute, leaving you swerving to prevent an accident. Proper brake maintenance gives your brakes the extra attention they deserve. The brake pads can only efficiently work when they are in inadequate condition. There isn't a one size fits all service schedule for brake pads. Since some people drive different amounts, brake pads should be changed based on your driving practices. Below are five typical signs that your brake pads are past due for a change.  The Brake Pedal Feels Spongy A common sign the brake pad is worn is a spongy brake pedal. If you need to use more pressure to stop the vehicle, the brakes should be serviced. A spongy brake pedal isn't normal and should be considered a sign that motivates a vehicle inspection ... read more