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Worn Brake Pads – What Are The Risks?
Worn Brake Pads – What Are The Risks? “Apart from tyre issues, one of the most common faults found on vehicles coming are worn brake pads. Defective brake components can lead to a vehicle experiencing reduced braking power, increased stopping distances, skidding and in the worst cases, failure of your vehicle’s brakes. While modern vehicle technologies have made brake failure a rarity these days, not having full brake power should be a huge cause for
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Failing Brakes – Could You Be At Risk?
Failing Brakes – Could You Be At Risk? “Squeaky, screeching or grinding brakes. It is not just embarrassing, it could be dangerous. It could mean your car’s brakes need work and worse, your safety could be at risk. With the amazing stopping force of disc brakes and the increasing number of cars that come equipped with factory four-wheel disc brakes, it is easy to neglect your car’s brakes way beyond their safest service life. The
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Braking System – Getting To Know Your Brakes
Braking System – Getting To Know Your Brakes “The brakes are the most important active safety part of a car – yet many people do not understand the braking system or know how to tell if something is wrong with their brakes. It is crucial that brake problems are detected early and fixed, before they put people’s safety at risk. The Basics Of Brakes The typical car brake system consists of disc brakes in front,
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Starter Failure – What Are The Symptoms Of A Bad Starter?
Starter Failure – What Are The Symptoms Of A Bad Starter? “Common signs include the engine not turning over, starter engaging but not spinning the motor, and grinding noises or smoke when starting the motor. Every memorable drive you’ve experienced in your life begins with the successful operation of the starter on your vehicle. The starter on today’s cars, trucks and SUVs is attached in the rear of the motor, where a gear on the
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Dual Mass Flywheel Failure – What You Need To Know
Dual Mass Flywheel Failure – What You Need To Know “There’s something not quite right when you shift gears or push in the clutch pedal. You know there’s a problem with the drivetrain, you’re just not sure what. Here’s how to tell if your dual mass flywheel is faulty. Diagnosis Diagnosing a failing dual mass flywheel can be a little tricky since most of the symptoms could also mean issues with the clutch itself. A
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