Toyota Brake Pads and Rotors in Hanford

June 16th, 2021 by
Mechanic Inspecting Brake Pads and Rotors

The parts center here at Freeway Toyota of Hanford will always be happy to find the right Toyota brake pads and rotors in Hanford for your exact make and model, and our service team will be just as happy to remove the old ones and fit the new. We also understand better than anyone just how hazardous and damaging it can be to keep driving with worn brake pads and rotors, so we’ve put together a quick and easy guide to ensure every driver can learn when a change might be necessary.

With that in mind, go ahead and read on to find out:

  • When Your Toyota Brake Pads Might Need Replacing
  • When Your Toyota Brake Rotors Might Need Replacing

When Your Toyota Brake Pads Might Need Replacing

Brake pads put up with a lot of strain, so they generally need to be replaced every 5,000 miles or so to ensure proper performance. Signs they may have become worn sooner than expected include:

  • Shaking Brake Pedal During Braking
  • Harsh Grinding Sound During Braking
  • Increasingly Long Stopping Distances
  • Screeching or Squealing During Braking
  • Brake Lights Coming on When Brakes Aren’t Applied

If you’re worried, take a look at each pad. If any appears less than a quarter inch thick, it almost certainly needs replacing.

When Your Toyota Brake Rotors Might Need Replacing

Brake rotors should last considerably longer than brake pads. In fact, you shouldn’t need to worry about having them replaced until anywhere from 30,000 to 70,000 miles have passed. Of course, it’s still a good idea to learn when something might be wrong, so schedule servicing immediately if you notice any of the following signs during your next trip around Fresno:

  • Shaking Steering Wheel During Braking
  • Harsh Grinding Sound During Braking
  • Increasingly Long Stopping Distances

You should also arrange servicing if you notice surface cracks on any rotor.

Find Out More About Toyota Brake Pads and Rotors in Hanford by Contacting Freeway Toyota of Hanford Today

We’re always here when you need servicing tips and advice covering everything from changing your brake pads to checking on your oil. For any further advice or assistance, don’t hesitate to drop by the showroom or get in touch directly.

 

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