Troubleshooter: Why brakes must be in top shape for cold-weather driving

Troubleshooter: Why brakes must be in top shape for cold-weather driving

Troubleshooter: Why brakes must be in top shape for cold-weather driving Winter conditions are the most demanding — and most punishing — on your brakes Article content It’s a fact: the braking system on your vehicle is one of its most important safety features. Having the best traction control, the grippiest tires, and most responsive steering won’t do squat to save your hide if the brakes aren’t performing as they should. Automotive braking systems should be inspected twice a year for the average personal vehicle driven less than 30,000 km annually. With the wheels off for a seasonal tire change-over, it’s a pretty easy task and will give you an accurate assessment if any maintenance or relining is required. Advertisement Article content If a shop suggests a seasonal brake servicing …
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