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5 Types of Car Brakes Found on Modern Vehicles

Apr 20, 2022

Your brakes keep you safe on the road. But do you know which type of brakes your vehicle has? Here are the common types of car brakes found in today’s vehicles.


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5 Types of Car Brakes Found on Modern Vehicles

Apr 20, 2022

Your brakes keep you safe on the road. But do you know which type of brakes your vehicle has? Here are the common types of car brakes found in today’s vehicles.


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Brakes

What Is Regenerative Braking?

Mar 18, 2022

You’ve probably heard the term, but what exactly is regenerative braking? Here’s what you need to know about this innovative tech found in most hybrid and electric vehicles.


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Why Does My Car Shake When I Brake?

Nov 26, 2021

Car shaking when you hit the brakes? Find out what the issue could be and schedule your brake service appointment at Tires Plus to get that shake under control!


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How to Make Your Brakes Last Longer During Road Trip Season

Aug 16, 2021

Summer is road trip season, but are your brakes ready for the open road? Learn how to maintain and get the most out of your brakes during your next adventure.


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Brakes

Why Your Car Brake Lights Won't Turn Off

Jun 21, 2021

Brake lights that won't turn off are inconvenient. But they can also lead to a car accident. Stay safe by learning why they won't turn off with this guide.


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What Brake Fluid Does & Why It’s Important

Sep 28, 2020
You've probably heard of brake fluid in your car, but do you know what it actually does? Learn what brake fluid does, why it's important, and when to change it!

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Why Is Your Service Brake System Light On?

May 11, 2020
Generally, when somethings LIT its fun and joyful, but dealing with a LIT service brake system light is far from fun! Learn what this dash light could mean.

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Are You Using Your Parking Brake the Wrong Way?
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Are You Using Your Parking Brake the Wrong Way?

Aug 26, 2019
Are you using your parking brake wrong? Or worse, not at all? If so, you could be damaging your brakes and transmission. Here are some things you should know.

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Brakes

What Are Anti-Lock Brakes?

May 6, 2019
Ever felt your car shudder when braking in slippery conditions? That could've been your anti-lock brakes, hard at work. Learn all about ABS, with Tires Plus.

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Brakes

What Is Brake Fade & What Causes It?

Mar 11, 2019
Brake fade is dangerous but preventable. Learn how your braking power can slowly decrease, and what you can do to better avoid it, with Tires Plus.

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What to Do If Your Brakes Fail

Sep 24, 2018
Brake failure is every drivers worst nightmare. Know what to do and be prepared if it happens to you. Follow this step-by-step guide from Tires Plus.

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Brakes

Brake & Wheel Noises You Don't Want to Ignore

Aug 23, 2018
Dont ignore brake noises. They could be telling you something important! Listen up & visit Tires Plus for a brake check at the first squeak, grind, or rattle.

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Do I Need New Rotors? 4 Signs It's Time for Rotor Replacement
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Do I Need New Rotors? 4 Signs It's Time for Rotor Replacement

May 28, 2018
There's no such thing as safe driving without solid brakes, and your rotors play an important role in brake performance. Can you tell when your rotors are worn out? Here are four symptoms the typical driver can look for, from Tires Plus Total Car Care!

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5 Brake Problems That Are Worth Stopping For
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5 Brake Problems That Are Worth Stopping For

Dec 11, 2017
Brake problems put your safety at risk. Watch out for five signs it's time to stop by Tires Plus Total Car Care for a brake service, ASAP!

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Squeaky Brakes Have You Screaming For Help? 4 Possible Causes

Sep 12, 2017

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3 Warning Signs Your Brakes May Need Servicing

May 8, 2017
Stop, look & listen: find out how to tell when your brakes may need servicing & visit your nearest Tires Plus for a fast, free brake inspection today!

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