Brake Service in Vernon, BC

New Brakes at Bannister Honda

While many important parts make up a vehicle, none are more important than its brakes. A vehicle’s braking system is the only thing that is designed to help you bring your vehicle to a complete stop. Without brakes, you would not be able to operate your vehicle safely. So, with that in mind, you can imagine how important it is to ensure that your vehicle’s braking system is in good working order. A regularly scheduled brake service appointment in Vernon, BC at Bannister Honda will help ensure that your brakes are working correctly and in good condition. Keep reading to learn more about your vehicle’s braking system, including how to tell if your vehicle needs new brakes and how long brakes can last. If your vehicle needs new brakes, please contact our service department, today.

How Long Do Car Brakes Last?

Your vehicle’s brakes don’t last forever and will eventually need to be replaced to continue to provide you with the stopping power you need. The older your vehicle’s brakes get or the more you use the brakes, the sooner they will need to be replaced. As a general rule, brakes should be checked annually or every 15,000 – 20,000 km.

 

 

How to Tell If Your Vehicle Needs New Brakes?

There are many signs you can look out for that will help tell you if your vehicle’s brakes are beginning to wear out and if you know what they are, you’ll be able to get your vehicle in for brake service at Bannister Honda before they fail. Below, you’ll find some of the most common signs of worn-out brakes.

  • Leaking fluid underneath your car
  • A chemical odour or burning smell
  • Vehicle pulls to one side when braking
  • Vehicle vibrates or shakes when braking
  • Brake light indicator lights up on the dashboard
  • Brake pedal feels soft or loose when pressing it down
  • Squealing or sharp metallic sound when pressing the brake pedal

 

Schedule Brake Service at Bannister Honda

If your vehicle requires a brake service or new brakes in Vernon, BC, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with our service department, today, so you can get your vehicle back on the road and operating safely. Our professional service staff and technicians are ready to help you.