Each break system holds a common theme, friction. The friction will eventually wear out the break pads, thus the need to maintain and replace them. It's important to have the breaks checked regularly on any auto to avoid dangerous situations. If someone neglects an auto's break pads, further damage may be done to more serious parts of the break system. Additional damages to an auto's rotors, drums, calipers, etcetera may incur hundreds of dollars of damage. Some of the warning signs your breaks may be in need of maintenance or repair include: break light flashes on the dash, a shaky steering wheel, the car pulls to one side when breaking, stopping distance has increased, or any noise such as grinding or squeaking when breaking.
Avoid the serious consequences of an accident and serious mechanical repairs by taking care of your vehicle. Have your auto regularly inspected it's well equipped for a safe ride. When in doubt consult a mechanic, it's better to be safe than sorry.
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