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The Reasons Why Your Brakes Make Noise

The Reasons Why Your Brakes Make Noise

So, you’re driving along and when you step on the brakes to slow, all of a sudden…. SQUEEEEAK. What the heck! Right? That noise wasn’t there before! What’s going on? Didn’t I just have the car in for service not too long ago? Why is this happening? Everyone is looking at me! Well, there could be a number of reasons why your brakes are noisy. It might be time for a Brake Repair. Even if you just had the car serviced, the best thing to do is have your mechanic inspect it again. If you haven’t had the car looked at for a while, now is a good time to bring it in for a complete inspection. When the technician removes the wheels, the first thing he will look at is how worn the brake pads are. Brakes will start to make noise when the friction material is significantly worn. We usually measure in millimeters. 3mm is pretty worn and should be replaced soon. 2mm’s means get it done ... read more

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