brakes December 12, 2017

Stay Safe. Brake Pad Replacement for Burke, VA Motorists

Regular maintenance on your vehicle’s braking system can protect you and other motorists in Burke, VA from possibly causing an accident, one that could even be fatal. Sequentially, to keep yourself safe and to protect other drivers, you should periodically check your brake pads to see if you should have a brake pad replacement by one of Burke, VA’s professional automotive technicians.

Have you ever spent the good part of a day in Burke, VA washing your vehicle? Shining up those wheels? There is something pleasing about riding around in a freshly cleaned vehicle. Sorry to say, the next day you look down and notice that your front wheels are all dirty again. What's with this? The brake dust from your front brake pads is wearing away from your brake lining. Anytime you step on your brake pedal, this wearing process on the brake material is what creates the friction that is necessary to stop your vehicle. In time, you will need a brake pad replacement.

As with other automotive parts that eventually wear out or break and need to be replaced, brake pad replacement is just one more thing you need to do to maintain your vehicle to keep it in good, safe running condition. If you wait too long, you run the chance of spending extra money than if you just replaced your brake pads. If your brake pads wear down too thin, the metal backing on the brake pad comes in contact with the brake rotor. Once metal hits metal, you have already damaged the rotor, and you’ve also put yourself and possibly others at risk.

Wiygul Automotive Clinic located in Burke, VA is your one-stop automotive center for all your vehicle’s repairs and maintenance. Rather you are in need of a brake pad replacement, new tires, exhaust work, shocks or struts replaced or engine repair, you can rely on Wiygul Automotive Clinic to provide you with the best service in Burke, VA and the Northern Virginia area. If you are experiencing signs that you need your brake pads replaced or any other issues with your vehicle, give us a call, and we can set you up for an appointment.

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