Are your vehicle’s brakes making an eardrum-piercing screech; or, maybe you have noticed a performance decline and your vehicle now requires a greater distance to stop? We have just what you need at DuPage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Glendale Heights, IL with a brake pad replacement service completed according to Mopar certified service quality including a factory-trained technician with genuine OEM parts. But before your service, we invite you to check out our current service specials.
Brake pads are purposefully designed to wear out over time in the protection of the other components. They can last a long time under favorable conditions but severe driving conditions can cause them to wear rapidly. Brake pads need to be replaced because they will wear out and replacing them is the only way to ensure that the braking system is functioning properly.
Brake pads generally need to be changed when they measure a ¼ of an inch. They come with a warning tab that strikes the rotor to emit an audible screech at the point in which the risk of performance decline begins increasing. Hearing this noise should prompt you to schedule service but sometimes it goes unattended to allow for these warning signs:
Driving conditions and habits play a significant role in how fast brake pads wear out. By adjusting some habits, drivers can do their part in extending brake pad life. Here are four driving tips known to help extend the life of brake pads:
We provide quality brake pad replacements at our Mopar authorized service department staffed with factory-trained technicians with genuine Mopar brake pads of the highest quality recommended specifically for your model. We remove the worn pads, inspect the braking system for integrity, and install new brake pads to factory specifications. We will perform a driving test to confirm peak braking operation.