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Why do my brakes squeak?

Why do my brakes squeak?

Why do my brakes squeak?   Brakes are an essential part of any vehicle and ensure a smooth, safe ride. However, over time they can begin to squeak or squeal. This can be annoying and embarrassing, but it's important to understand the cause of this problem so you can fix it accordingly. There are a few reasons why your brakes may start to squeak. One possibility is that your brake pads are getting old and need to be replaced. Another possibility is that your brakes are dirty and need to be cleaned. Lastly, it's possible that you have a loose brake caliper or other components that need to be tightened.   If you're experiencing Brake noise, the first thing you should do is bring your car to a Brake Shop or Auto Repair center so they can take a look and diagnose the problem. From there, they'll be able to tell you what needs to be done to fix it.   At Wayside Garage, our ASE Certified technicians are happy to inspect your brakes! Give u ... read more

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How do I know when I need brakes?

How do I know when I need brakes?

When do I need brakes?     A few signs indicate it might be time for new brakes. If your car is pulling to one side when you brake, or if the brake pedal feels spongy when depressed, these could be signs that your brakes need attention. Another telltale sign is a high-pitched squealing noise from your wheels when you brake. If you notice any of these symptoms, it's a good idea to have your brakes checked by a professional.   Of course, the best way to know for sure if your brakes need replacement is to have them inspected by one of our qualified technicians. We can not only tell you, but show you definitively whether or not your brakes need to be replaced. So if you're unsure, it's always best to err on the side of caution and get them checked out. Better safe than sorry!   Do you have any other questions about when to replace your brakes? Make a Reservation or Call us at ... read more

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