Regular maintenance checks and replacing the brake fluid every
two years should protect you from serious brake issues. However, unexpected failures can happen at any time, so for your own
safety, it's important to stay alert! A brake warning light is an
obvious sign, but there are others to watch out for.
A grinding noise is often the first indicator, and small metal flakes
on your wheels are a common sign. Unusual vibrations, heavy
steering and a "grabby" feel to the brakes all mean you need to
get your car checked by a professional.
Another clue is the behaviour of the brake pedal. Does yours feel "spongy" when you press it? Or perhaps it feels unnaturally hard
and unresponsive? Both changes to the brake pedal behaviour
could indicate problems with the brake disc or the brake fluid.
If in doubt at all, come and see us. Prompt action could literally be