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Signs That You Need New Brake Pads

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Signs That You Need New Brake Pads

What are Brake Pads? Brake pads are made of steel backing plates and friction material that come in contact with rotors during braking. The two front wheels of a car have metallic discs called rotors—located behind the wheel and above the caliper. During braking, the rotors are squeezed, causing friction, leading to the wheels to slow down. Brake pads reduce friction and wear down over time. When brake pads get too thin, brakes will not work as effectively, which can be very dangerous. Be sure to pay attention to the following signs to ensure that you replace your brake pads...

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