Understanding Brake Pads Improves Safety

How often should you replace your car's brake pads? If you don't know, don't feel bad. Most drivers don't. In fact, most drivers don't know much at all about these vital car parts.

Anytime you get behind the wheel, you need brakes that work properly to ensure you can stop when necessary. Brake pads are a key component in helping you do that. They are a friction buffer between brake caliper pistons and brake rotors. The rotors spin with the brakes. When you press the brake pedal, the calipers squeeze the rotors to slow down the spinning, which helps bring the vehicle to a stop. Pads are right in the middle of it all, working non-stop, which is why they wear out regularly.

Our team at Flynn Audi is ready to check the condition of your brake pads. Visit our Pittsfield location when you need vehicle service.

 

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