Category Archives: brakes

How long do brake pads last?

Brake pads are part of the disc brakes that are used in automobiles. They are steel backing plates that maintain stopping performance of disk brakes. Do you know why your brake pads wear out? Have you ever wondered what affects your abrupt braking produce on your vehicle? If not, then read this article to know each and every action that damages your …

Brakes make noise: what causes them and how to fix it

Most of us only think about our brakes when they make noise or fail. Otherwise, we expect them to work flawlessly whenever we press down on the pedal. When we do so, the force is amplified and transmitted from the master cylinder to the calipers and pads. The pads respond by squeezing down on the rotor and thus, bringing our vehicle to a stop. There …