Brake Replacements Near Amherst, NY

  


Brake Replacements Near Amherst, NY

Toyota takes driver and passenger protection very seriously, and the Japanese automaker is lauded for its safety standards. One of the most important safety components in a Toyota vehicle is a high-quality braking system, which allows you to come to a complete stop in a split second.

Over time and with regular use, your Toyota model's brakes will wear down and need to be replaced. One of the most common questions that we are asked is how long brake pads last on a Toyota. 50,000 miles is the standard average, but if you are lucky, you can make them last for as much as 70,000 miles. However, if you encounter lots of stop lights or frequently drive through areas that are heavily populated by wildlife (and have to slam on the brakes when something jumps out in front of you), you might have to change your brake pads every 25,000 miles.

When you are ready to change your brake pads or have any other repairs done on your Toyota model's braking system, please come to Northtown Toyota. Our service experts are specially trained to inspect all areas of your vehicle-especially the minute details of your braking system!

 
 

How Can I Tell That I Need to Get My Brakes Serviced?

There are several signs that can indicate that your brakes or braking system need some repairs or replacements. These signs may include:

  • A grinding or scraping sound whenever you use the brake
  • The brake warning light on your dash is constantly illuminate
  • Brake fluid is leaking (call a tow truck right away!
  • You need to push hard on your brake pedal in order to stop
  • Vibration occurs when you use the brakes (this may just be moisture/snow/ice buildup, but come to us if the problem continues)

If you are ready to have your braking system inspected, please contact our service department here at Northtown Toyota and we will be happy to keep your Toyota happy and healthy!

 

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