Brake Inspections and Replacements at Radley Acura
Aside from the engine itself, the brakes in your vehicle are one of the most crucial components to keep maintained. By giving you the stopping power you need, your brakes help keep you safe as you approach stoplights, stop signs, and other vehicles. If you are near the Washington DC area and are wondering where to get your brakes inspected and replaced, visit us at Radley Acura.
When Should I Get My Brakes Replaced?
For the average commuter, drivers should expect to get their brakes replaced every 50,000 miles. Of course, this is just an average and the brakes in your car may need to be replaced sooner. Drivers that travel frequently in stop-and-go traffic or in hilly areas may need to replace their brakes as soon as 20,000 miles while drivers that travel often on the highway and level ground may go as long as 70,000 miles.
Since this is a large range, it’s important to be mindful of the signs of bad brakes. As you brake, pay attention for any squealing or scraping sounds. Also, feel for any vibrations in the brake pedal or steering wheel as you apply the brakes. These are the most common symptoms and will require attention as soon as possible, so be sure to take your vehicle to your local mechanic once you notice them.
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If your car is ready to get its brakes replaced, schedule a service appointment at Radley Acura online. We’d be happy to get your vehicle equipped with new brakes no matter the make or model. Also, don’t forget to check out our service coupons here so you can save money on your next visit.