BRAKES

Brake tips from the experts - Inspection and Maintenance

The components of hydraulic braking systems are subject to considerable stress and as a result require frequent inspection and routine maintenance.
 

A brake service should also check the brake fluid: if it contains too much water, the function of the Antilock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Stability Program (ESP) will be impaired.
 

It is recommended to have your brake fluid changed every 2 years regardless of the vehicle age.
 

  • Did you hear?
    Some brake noises are normal. Others can indicate problems..

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  • Grinding
    Grinding due to rust build-up on the rotors is of little concerns. The build-up usually can be knocked off, sometimes it disappears after a few stops. However, if grinding persists, there could be a more serious problem with the rotors or pads, and you should head straight to the service department.
     

  • Loud squeal
    Disc brakes with wear indicators may produce noise that indicates it's time to change the pads.
     

  • Trace squeak or squeal
    Semi-metallic brake linings sometimes emit such a sound. Rain, humidity or cold brakes in the morning also could be the source. If the problem persists, have it checked out.
     

  • Clicking
    Sometimes accompanied by a slight pulsing in the brake pedal at low speeds, this is most likely the anti-lock braking system performing a harmless self-check.

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