Monthly Archives: August 2021

How to Extend the Life of Your Brake Pads

How to Extend the Life of Your Brake Pads

Your vehicle's braking system is the most critical safety feature, which is why you should always restore them on time. Your brake pads will typically last you around 50,000 miles, but the longevity can vary depending on driving conditions and vehicle handling. Here are our top tips on how to preserve your brakes.   Avoid Speeding Believe it not, but speeding never ends well for anyone or anything. If you hit a complete stop after ramping up your rpm, you are prematurely wearing out your brake pads in the process. Vehicle brake pads operate by converting kinetic energy to heat – and this means they become worn out quicker the more energy they have to disperse. If you slow down gently, you can prevent wear and tear on your brake pads.   Avoid Lugging Around Heavy Items If you use your car to store junk, all those items can weigh your car down. Transporting heavy loads will lead to severe strain on your brake pads. For the sake of your brakes, lighten the load b ... read more

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