car brakes

Why Would You Need a Brake Repair?

Taking care of your car’s breaks is one of the most important parts of being a car owner in Albuquerque. Your car’s breaks are a crucial part of keeping you and your family safe on the road. In today’s blog from Independent Vehicle Service, we’ll go over a few warning signs that may point to needing brake repair. Keep reading to learn more, and come get your brakes fixed today!

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The Brake Light is On

The best and easiest way to tell if your car’s brakes need to be replaced is if your brake light comes on. It’s usually red, orange, or yellow, and it is there to signal to you that it’s time to get your brakes inspected. At Independent Vehicle Service, we can inspect your brakes and let you know if it’s time for a replacement.

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Vibration While Driving

Have you felt your steering wheel vibrating while driving or when you hit the brakes? If so, an uneven brake rotor might be the cause and you’ll need to get your brake system checked right away.

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Grinding or Squeaking Noises

Another reason you may need a break repair is that you’re hearing a squeaking noise or grinding when you press on the brake pedal. These noises can indicate a number of different issues, but the most common is that the brake pads may have worn all the way down and need to be replaced.

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Leaking Fluid

If you’re experiencing any sort of issues with your brakes working properly, it may be because of a leak in your brake line. A leak needs to be inspected right away because it can keep your brakes from working as they should to stop your car.

At Independent Vehicle Service, we provide brake repair services to keep your vehicle working properly and make sure that you and your family stay safe on the road. Reach out to us today to learn more or to schedule a brake inspection!

Come Get Your Brakes Fixed!