When it comes to your vehicle's safety, brakes top the list of systems that need regular checking. If brake service is neglected, you're gambling with your safety, and that of your passengers and other drivers.
When was the last time you had your brakes checked? Visit your JAX Tyres Brake Specialist today to ensure that your car's braking system will never fail you.
The car pulls to one side when the brakes are applied.
"Touchy" brakes grab with the least pedal pressure.
Sticking brakes, hot wheels or an apparent engine power loss are all signs of drag.
Excessive squeal, screech, grinding, groaning, chatter,clatter or bang, means your brakes need attention.
The pedal nearly touches the floorboard before the brakes function.
Extreme foot pressure is equired to make the brakes function.
The brake pedal, steering wheel, or the entire vehicle shakes, vibrates or pulsates.
BRAKE WARNING LIGHT
The parking brake is on, or, there is a serious drop in hydraulic pressure.
The Basics of Brake Hardware
Drum Brakes and Disc Brakes are the two basic types of braking systems. Both stop the car by forcing a high friction material against iron drums or discs attached to the wheels. For more information, click through to How Brakes Work: Understanding vehicle Braking Systems.