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How to tell if your brakes are sharp enough

We use our brakes daily and as a result, they are susceptible to the most wear and tear. They are also the things that keep us and our passengers out of danger. Continental Motors care about your family and we want to make sure that your brakes are as sharp as our highly skilled engineers who will be servicing your vehicle.

If you're planning a long journey or have any concerns about your brakes, then use the online booking tool and in a few simple steps you can have the peace of mind that your vehicle is safe and fit for purpose.

How to tell if your brakes need replacing

We should not be waiting for our brake warning light coming on to tell us there is a problem with your brakes. Although this list isn't exhaustive, these are some common early warning signs that your brakes may need to be replaced. It is always best to get your vehicle to an experienced engineer at Continental Motors as soon as possible, if you notice any of the following….

  • Unusual noises such as squealing, squeaking or grinding noises
  • Leaking fluid
  • Spongy or soft brake pedal
  • Car pulling to one side when braking
  • Burning smell while driving
  • Bouncing up and down when you stop and short

If you notice any of these signs or have any concerns, then it is vital that you get it checked out as soon as possible to prevent any potential accidents.

Continental Motors priority is your safety. You never know what is around the corner and when you may need to stop quickly and safely. That is why it's essential that our brakes are always working as effectively as possible. Having your brakes checked regularly will assist in identifying any issues before it influences your breaking ability. If you have any concerns about your brakes or unsure, then book online today so Continental Motors can optimise the effectiveness of your braking system.

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