COVID Precautions

Monthly Archives: May 2021

How Do I Know If I Need My Brake Pads Replaced?

How Do I Know If I Need My Brake Pads Replaced?

Brake pads are a vital component of the entire braking system in your vehicle. They provide the extra padding needed for a smooth, even stop. They are often made of certain compounds that impact brake performance for better or for worse. The frequency of time needed in getting your brake pads changed is contingent upon a few possible factors, one being your level of mileage. Some makes and models require that you have new brake pads installed in as little as 25,000 miles, while with other models, you can wait until you've reached 50,000 miles. There are some vehicles where brake pad replacement is not necessary until you've driven a total of 75,000 miles. In any case, your safest bet would be to have them checked whenever you schedule a routine tire rotation. Other times will require you to be aware of any signs that your brake pads are starting to wear out, as there are just a few that you should be aware of. The first problem that crops up is any type of strange squealing ... read more

Complete Car Care Encinitas is committed to ensuring effective communication and digital accessibility to all users. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and apply the relevant accessibility standards to achieve these goals. We welcome your feedback. Please call Complete Car Care Encinitas (760) 634-1000 if you have any issues in accessing any area of our website.