When Is It Time For New Brake Pads?

Brake pads are an essential part of your car's braking system. If the brake pads deteriorate and wear down too far, the calipers will make contact with the rotors, and this will cause great damage to the brakes. Brake pads don't last forever, and they need to be replaced during the life of your car.

Most manufacturers recommend that the brake pads be changed every 30,000 miles. You may need to replace yours more frequently depending on driving conditions. If you hear a screeching noise in your brakes, you need to change the pads right away. A grinding noise in the brakes also signals a need for new pads. If the brake light comes on, go in for brake service right away.

If you're driving around and suspect brake problems, stop in at Walt Massey Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM for a brake inspection. The service department can provide new brake pads and perform other brake services.

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