Overview of How Brake Pads Work

Brake pads are a key element of the overall braking system on your vehicle. A car owner should have basic understanding of how brake pads work.

Brake pads are designed to push onto the rotor of the braking system. When that occurs, friction occurs that causes the wheel and the vehicle to slow down. The brake pad includes a lining, which is the actual point of contact between the pad and the rotor. Brake lining comes in one of three forms, organic, semi-metallic, and ceramic. The lining of the brake pad does wear down over time.

If your brakes or any other component of your car is in need of service, visit the friendly, experienced service crew at Duncan Acura at your convenience. We are located in Roanoke and provide car owners with a comprehensive array of maintenance and service. We can also replace brake pad as needed.

 

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