Signs You Need New Brakes

April 16th, 2018 by

Three mechanics in red shirts fixing a car
Fortunately, it’s easy to tell when your vehicle needs new brakes. Our service team knows the ins and outs of Hyundai, Mazda, and Mitsubishi vehicles, and we can diagnose brake problems quickly and accurately. Be sure to schedule brake service right away if you notice any of the following red flags during braking:

  • Squealing or grinding noises
  • Strange smells
  • “Pulling” to the left or right
  • Jutting forward
  • Vibration in the steering wheel

What Factors Affect Brake Health?

The brake system is your vehicle’s most important safety feature; keeping your brakes in good shape could mean the difference between avoiding an accident and footing a hefty bill for post-collision repairs. How often you should change your vehicle’s brakes depends on a few factors:

  • Your driving habits
  • Environment
  • Your vehicle’s performance profile
  • Brake pad quality and materials

Of course, your vehicle’s brakes will only work properly if your brake fluid levels are right where they should be. When in doubt, consult your owner’s manual, or speak with one of our certified technicians!

How Often Should You Expect to Replace Your Brakes

Typically, brake pad replacement is needed every 50,000 miles. If you don’t drive much and live in a sleepy area, you may be able to change your brake pads every 75,000 miles—at the most. However, if you live in the middle of with plenty of stop-and-go traffic, your vehicle may need new brakes every 25,000 miles. That’s where the service team at Triple J Saipan comes in!

Get Expert Brake Service at Triple J Saipan!

If your vehicle is due for brake pad replacement, or you need other services like car alternator replacement, TPSM light reset, or an oil change, visit Triple J Saipan today! We’re conveniently located in Saipan. Before you schedule your appointment, don’t forget to check out our latest service specials for possible savings!


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