Car Brakes

Making sure the brakes on your car are always in pristine condition is crucial. Any mishap with your brakes can lead to severe damage or injury to you, your passengers, or other drivers. It is imperative that your breaks are working perfectly every single minute of every day. We are eager to share four ways that you can check up on your brakes to ensure they are working well, and you are safe. 

Invest in Quality Brakes

Before you do anything else, make sure the brakes currently installed in your car are that of good quality. If you find out your brakes are subpar, change them out immediately. You may be spending a bit more money, but an investment in your safety is always priceless. You are also cutting out any possible headaches that cheaper brakes may lead to in the long run. 

Check Brake Pads

The brake pads in your car can wear out quickly and easily. It is important for you to consistently be checking them to make sure they are not worn down. If you notice that you are pushing your brake harder than usual or notice a heat odor when using your brakes, your car is telling you that your brake pads are not doing too well and that you may need to replace them. 

Check Brake Fluid

Without brake fluid, you have no breaks! Brake fluid naturally attracts moisture, which could lead to a lot of problems in your brake fluid and could even lead to corrosion. It is recommended to check/ change your brake fluid every 25,000 miles. If you notice discoloration of your brake fluid, it is time to flush it out your fluid must be changed. 

Regular Care

The way you treat your brakes is how they will treat you in return. If your car’s load is too heavy to bear, it will affect how efficiently your brakes work. If you are breaking too late, breaking too swiftly, or slamming down on your brake, they will begin to deteriorate at a quicker pace. Treat your brakes with respect and care daily, and they will last much longer.

ASI Collision Inc.

If you are experiencing troubles with your brakes or have any further questions or concerns, contact ASI Collision today at 617-364-1722 or fill out a contact form

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