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What Are The Symptoms of Bad Brake Calipers?

For the brake system to work efficiently, various parts must function optimally to achieve safe braking. However, some drivers often do not believe that braking can go wrong if one part fails. While most people often change their brake pads, they forget to check the brake calipers. Fortunately, brake calipers should last forever - but they may become damaged over time, and this may compromise your safety. Brake calipers can hide their issues to worsen the latter, forcing you to waste money on unnecessary repairs. Lucky you can monitor the following common signs to know when to replace your brake calipers. Here we go! Watch Out For Unusual Noises, Smells, or Pulling Your vehicle may pull to one side while braking as a sign of bad brake calipers. The latter happens because the malfunctioning causes unbalanced braking. Your car may jerk to one side when slowing down or stop completely if only one caliper works and the other does not. While many drivers ignore scrapping sounds, grinding ... read more

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