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How Often Should I Have My Brake Pads Replaced?

How Often Should I Have My Brake Pads Replaced?

Every car consists of a number of parts and systems designed to keep the vehicle in great and reliable running conditioning. One of the most important safety and reliability systems is that of the braking system, designed to keep the vehicle driver, passengers, and everybody around the vehicle safe. This is done by ensuring that the vehicle has the ability to come to a full stop in a matter of seconds. One of the key parts of the braking system is the brake pads. The brake pads are the component that applies pressure and friction to the brake rotors in order to slow down and eventually fully stop the vehicle's wheels. Brake pads undergo stress every time you slow down or bring your vehicle to a halt, which causes wear and tear. For this reason, you want to stay on top of replacing the brake pads in order to keep your vehicle's braking system working in top condition. Brake pads should be replaced on average every 40 to 50 thousand miles, for best results. Ho ... read more

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