rear brake drumsBrake systems are simple and incredibly effective technologies, but when they need a technician’s inspection, they give certain warning signals. For example, a low or spongy pedal can mean that there is air in the hydraulic system. A pulsing feels in the brake pedal or wheel shake during braking is also an indication of a problem a red brake-warning light that stays on could mean that there is is an imbalance in your hydraulic system or low fluid.

While some brake noises are normal, chirps, continuous squeals, and grinding sounds usually mean that it is time for new brake pads or shoes. Anytime you notice something irregular about your brakes, it is a good idea to have them checked out by a professional. At the very least, you should have your brakes inspected once a year.

Peninsula Automotive offers dependable brake service designed to get you safely back on the road as soon as possible. So give us a call to arrange a routine inspection today.