As you drive to and from Chicago, predictable slowing and stopping is a key part of a safe drive. Your Honda’s brake system is complex, with several moving parts requiring proper upkeep and service. Your brake pads are a part of your braking system under a great deal of stress when you stop. Regular stopping causes your brake pads to wear down over time requiring they be replaced with OEM Honda brake pads every so often.
Your Honda’s brake pads are made out of a softer material than surrounding components causing them to wear away. Old brake pads should never be ignored as they can cause issues such as vibrations when driving and a reduction in stopping power and overall performance. Reduced stopping power is dangerous as it can cause your car to take longer to come to a complete stop. This can turn what was a sudden stop when driving in Evanston into an accident. When you need rear brake pad replacement, always take your Honda to a certified professional.
When researching replacement brake pads, it's important to know how front and rear brake pads are different. The most important thing to note is that they are not interchangeable, and when replacing your rear brake pads you need to purchase a set of brake pads designed for the rear of your automobile. The difference between the front and rear brake pads include the overall size and shape due to each set being designed to handle different situations while driving.
It is advisable to replace your brake pads between 25,000 and 50,000 miles. The reason for this is many different factors can impact your brake pad wear as you drive in Skokie. These factors can include regular driving on bad roads, encountering heavy traffic regularly, your own driving habits, and if you use your Honda for heavy-duty actives such as heavy item transport and towing. If you notice any performance issues or odd noises, take your Honda to a professional as soon as possible.
When you need brake pad replacement in Highland Park, there are many options to choose from. However, when it comes to your safety, you want to know the brake service you're receiving meets Honda’s quality standards. At Muller Honda, we provide Honda owners in Highland Park and all nearby communities such as Arlington Heights with the highest quality certified service. Call us today to learn more.