Brakes are pretty much the most important safety device on your car. Having your brakes inspected for wear and damage can protect you and your passengers while saving you money by catching any damage before it becomes too costly.
Several factors that affect brake wear include driving habits, operating conditions, vehicle type, brake fluids, and the quality of the brake lining material.
It is important to be alert and recognize the warning signs of brake trouble year-round. If your car is pulling to the left or right, or if you hear odd noises when you apply the brakes, you should inspect your brakes. Other warning signs include an illuminated brake warning light, brake grabbing, low pedal feel, vibration, hard pedal feel, and squealing.