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Title: Understanding and Maintaining Your Vehicle's Brakes: A Comprehensive Guide


an illustration of a brake disc surounded by other system compnents

Introduction


Welcome back to MJN Automotive's blog series. Today, we're focusing on a crucial aspect of your vehicle's safety – the braking system. As your trusted mechanic in Nowra, we're here to guide you through understanding and maintaining your brakes.


How Your Vehicle's Brakes Work


Brakes are essential for controlling your vehicle. They consist of pads, rotors, calipers, and brake fluid. When you press the brake pedal, the caliper squeezes the brake pads against the rotors, slowing down your car through friction.


Signs of Brake Issues


Stay alert to these common warning signs:


  • Squealing or grinding noises.

  • Longer stopping distances.

  • Vibration during braking.


Routine Brake Maintenance Tips


Regular brake maintenance includes:


  • Checking brake pads for wear.

  • Inspecting rotors for warps or cracks.

  • Ensuring brake fluid is at the correct level and quality.

  • Seeking professional inspections for accurate assessment.


The Importance of Professional Brake Services


Professional services, like those provided by MJN Automotive, are vital for diagnosing and fixing complex brake issues. Experienced mechanics use specialized tools to ensure your brakes function safely and effectively.


MJN Automotive’s Brake Services


Trust MJN Automotive for expert brake services. Our team excels in comprehensive brake maintenance, including Pink slip inspections and general car servicing. For top-notch brake care, visit us in South Nowra or call us at 02 4421 6090.


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