Signs Your Car Needs Brake Service

Your car is a major investment, and it stands to get you from place to place safely. You rely on them to get you where you need to be in a safer manner. And there's no way to do that without a reliable braking system. The braking system comprises many parts, which work together to slow and stop your automobile. Over time, these parts become less effective and must be replaced. Below are some of the signs that indicate your car is due for brake service:


One of the first signs of bad brakes is car vibrations. Problems like warped rotors can cause your brakes, including the pedal, or the entire car to shake. If you notice a shakiness in your vehicle's brake pedal, it's vital that you have your brakes inspected soon.

Slow Brake Response

Another symptom that your brakes require service or repairs is simply the fact that it takes longer for your car to stop. If you find that it takes a longer amount of time to slow or stop your car than it used to, it would be wise to have your brakes. Worn brake pads or shoes are the most common culprit for slower brake response.

Squealing or Screeching Sounds

If you hear loud high-pitched sounds when you apply the brakes, it's an immediate red flag to check your brakes. This typically happens when worn brake pads don't offer enough friction to effectively stop your car. 

Sticky Brakes

Generally, brakes shouldn't feel overly sensitive. Severe sensitivity can arise from several different things, including sticky brake calipers. Please come in for a brake inspection soon if you suspect this issue.


If you are experiencing problems with your brakes, please do not wait to bring your car to the brake experts at A Plus Automotive. Brakes are one of the most important parts of your automobile. We recognize that at our auto repair shop, which is why we are committed to providing trustworthy and quality brake services.

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