When to change brake pad?
When to Change Brake Pads?
Your brakes are one of the most essential components on your vehicle, and like other wearable items, they will need regular maintenance. There are tell-tale signs that your brakes require a closer inspection, so we want to help you keep your new Nissan safe and performing at its optimal condition.
Your brake pads are a major component of your braking system, so keep a close eye on their wear will help you continue to brake at a safe distance. Each new vehicle in our inventory features Nissan OEM brake pads, so to keep your vehicle in top form, make sure to replace them with the same.
Squeaking or Squealing Coming From Brakes
The first symptom of brake wear is typically brake squeak or squeal. These noises are usually caused by excessive pad wear, and this means you need to have your brakes inspected and replaced. Our service centre features OEM parts and factory-trained technicians to finish the job properly the first time.
Grinding Sound When Braking
If you've reached the point where your brakes are grinding, that means they need to be replaced as soon as possible. Brake grind is the result of the brake pad material is completely worn down. The sound comes from metal on metal rubbing when the brake pedal is applied.
Vibration When Braking
If you're experience vibration when you apply the brakes, they will need attention. Vibration under braking is typically a result of warped rotors that need to either be machined or replaced entirely.
Taking Longer To Stop
Another significant sign of brake wear is it's taking you longer to comes to a complete stop. If you're experiencing longer than usual stopping distance, please have your brakes inspected.
Brake Pad Indicator Light Comes On
Most modern vehicles offer a brake warning light, letting you know that your brakes are running low and need maintenance. If your vehicle's brake warning light comes on, contact us so we can help diagnose the problem.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you require any assistance maintaining your Nissan. Our factory-trained technicians are ready to have you back on the road enjoying your vehicle.