Mazda Brakes

Mazda Car Brakes

How does the brake system work and how can you best care for them? The brake system includes many components and advanced technology make sure your brakes function properly. Learn more about the components and function of the Mazda braking system, as well as Mazda safety technology, with us at Power Mazda.

How Do Car Brakes Work?

Once you push down on the brake pedal, a lever pushes a piston into a hydraulic fluid-filled cylinder. This causes the brake pad to press against the brake disc, and the friction slows the outer wheels to stop the vehicle. In some models, the cylinder pushes the cylinder against the brake drum to reduce the speed of your vehicle.

How to Care for Your Brakes

Make sure to have your brakes and brake pads are checked at least once a year. In between regular checkups, follow these tips to ensure you brakes continue to function properly. Here’s what you can do:

  • Keep an eye and ear out for warning signs that there may be something wrong
  • Avoid braking when drivers in front of you are braking unnecessarily
  • Coast to slow down before you apply the brakes
  • Check your brake fluid levels regularly and replaced when needed

Signs You Need Your Brakes Checked

As soon as you see, hear, or feel one of these signs, you should immediately make your way to ourSalem service center to be checked:

  • The brake light is on
  • There’s squeaking or grinding sounds when you brake
  • You notice fluid is leaking
  • You smell something burning from your vehicle
  • The vehicle bounces when you stop short

Brakes aren’t to be messed around with, so be careful during your drive and get them checked asap.

Visit Power Mazda to Learn More!

Do you know how long brake pads last? Regardless, when your brakes are showing wear or if your Mazda motor makes a strange noise, schedule an appointment to bring your vehicle in today. Our highly-trained technicians are standing by to care for your Mazda with a variety of service specials to take advantage of.

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