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Your brakes are the most important safety feature in your vehicle. They ensure that you, your passengers, and other drivers are riding around safely. Proper brake maintenance is crucial and often times overlooked, or ignored. Since your brakes may be the single most important part of your car, it only makes sense for you to preserve them.

Have you noticed any squeaking noises when you press your brake pedals? If so, then there could be some friction from the brake lining. This friction could be damaging your lining, pads, brake drums and motors. If you’re hearing a grinding noise when you press the brakes, this would indicate that it’s time for you to get new brake pads. Ignoring this sound can do extreme damage to the drums and rotors. Remember that it’s very important to listen to the sounds that your brakes make when you press on the brake pedal. When it comes to your brakes, silence is golden.

When you brake, does your vehicle pull to one side? If so, this may be caused by worn or uneven brake linings or a damaged brake line. Brakes can also drag due to contaminated fluid or if they are out of adjustment.
If you have to pump your brakes in order to stop, you may have a leak in your brake system. This could also be the result of air in the brake lines, or they may need an adjustment. These ailments may also cause your brake pedal to sink to the floor board when you are stopped at a light.
If you suspect anything may be wrong with your Lincoln brakes, it is imperative that you have your car inspected at a trusted repair shop with ASE Certified Technicians. With brakes, you can never be too careful.