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How Often Should I Have My Brake Pads Replaced?

How Often Should I Have My Brake Pads Replaced?

How often to replace your brakes depends on the kind of driver you are and the types of roads you drive on. Wreckless divers tend to wear down their brake pads faster than careful drivers. hopefully, you are in the latter category. Brake pads also wear down faster if the vehicle is driven on rough terrains where brakes are applied regularly. The wearing of your brake pads also depends on the type of brake pads you have. If you are using low-quality pads, you've to replace them more regularly than when using high-quality pads. How Does The Braking Process Work? When you step on your brake pedal, you create pressure in the brake fluid. Depending on the setup of your vehicle, the brake pedal can be engaged by an electronic, hydraulic, vacuum, or level mechanism. The brake fluid will transmit the pressure to the brake pad, which will then press on the wheels. The friction between the wheels and the brake pads is what causes the vehicle to stop. It is this same friction that causes ... read more