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How Can I Make My Brake Pads Last Longer?

How Can I Make My Brake Pads Last Longer?

The brake pads are the components in your brake system which actually help to create the friction which stops your wheels from spinning. This is essential to the braking process and ensures that you are able to safely slow and stop when you need to. These pads undergo a ton of heat and pressure when you're driving which is why they tend to wear down quickly and need to be replaced at certain intervals.  How quickly your brake pads wear down will depend on a number of different things. First of all, the make and model of your vehicle comes into play. The quality and brand of the brake pads installed in your car also make a difference. High-quality brake pads will typically last longer and are more durable than lower-end options. Where you drive also makes a difference; for example, if you drive in the city or stop and go traffic every day, your brake pads will wear down faster than if you were to just drive without having to slow/stop constantly.  Another factor in ... read more

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