Do You Know How Your Vehicle's Brake Pads Work?

It is important, as a vehicle owner, to know and understand how the different components of your vehicle work. This aids you in any potential repair and also helps you to be a better driver. The brake pads of your vehicle, for instance, play a vital role and it is important to understand how they work.

Brake pads are used on vehicles with disc brakes. When you step on the brake pedal, the caliper that squeezes the brake rotor to slow and stop your vehicle. This process causes a lot of friction. The brake pad serves as a friction barrier. The type of vehicle that you drive will determine what brake pads are best for it. A large SUV, for example, has different requirements for a brake pad than a small compact.

When it comes time to replace your vehicle's brake pads, you'll want to make sure to stick to major brands and only buy the amount of pad you need for your vehicle. Please visit us at Frontier Honda to have your brakes professionally serviced.



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