Spotting the early warning signs of brake failure can help you avoid accidents and damage to your vehicle. In most cases, brake systems give plenty of advance notice before they fail completely.

By addressing these issues quickly and effectively, you can ensure the greatest safety for yourself and your passengers on the road. Here are some of the most common signs of brake issues for your car, truck or SUV.

  1. Squeaking or grinding noises
  2. Brake lights on
  3. Soft, less responsive braking
  4. Burning smells around tires
  5. Vibrations when braking

Be aware of the signs of failing breaks and get your brakes looked after by a professional. You’ll enjoy your summer getaways much more knowing your brakes are in good working order!