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508 Winchester St. Keene, NH 03431

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508 Winchester St Keene, NH 03431

M - F: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

(603) 357-333

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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(123) 456-7890

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Warning Signs that Indicate Brake Problems

Brake problems can arise unexpectedly, which is why it's important to be aware of the warning signs that indicate your brakes may be failing. Ignoring these signs can lead to dangerous situations on the road, putting your safety and the safety of others at risk. Here are some common warning signs to look out for:

  • Squeaking or squealing noises: If you hear high-pitched squeaking or squealing noises when applying the brakes, it could indicate that your brake pads are worn down and need to be replaced. This noise is caused by the brake pad wear indicator, which is designed to make noise when the pads are too thin.
  • Grinding noises: A grinding noise when braking is a sign that the brake pads have worn down completely and the metal calipers are grinding against the rotors. This can cause severe damage to your braking system and compromise your ability to stop the vehicle safely.
  • Vibrations or pulsation: If you feel vibrations or pulsation in the brake pedal when applying pressure, it could indicate warped brake rotors. Warped rotors can cause uneven braking, reducing the effectiveness of your brakes.
  • Longer stopping distance: If you notice that it takes longer for your vehicle to come to a complete stop, it may be a sign that your brake pads are worn or your brake system needs to be inspected.
  • Warning lights: Most modern cars are equipped with a brake warning light on the dashboard. If this light comes on, it's a clear indication that there is an issue with your braking system and it should be inspected immediately.

If you experience any of these warning signs, it's crucial to have your brakes inspected and repaired by a professional as soon as possible. Schedule an appointment for a FREE brake inspection today!

Neglecting brake problems can lead to more serious issues and put your safety on the line. Remember, regular brake maintenance and prompt attention to warning signs are essential to ensure the safe operation of your vehicle.

 

 

 

 

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