These are some of the tips of how to make your brakes last longer. Hope this one would help you in attaining longer lasting brake performance in your ride.

  • Avoid stopping your vehicle abruptly after driving at high speeds and also, a little a little more speed hurts more than you can imagine. Stopping from 65 mph rather than 55 forces the brakes to dissipate about a third more energy.
  • Use only your right foot on the brake pedal. By braking with only your right foot, you’ll avoid simultaneously pushing both pedals. Also, it’ll be easier to resist unnecessary brake taps.
  • Coasting is a surprisingly easy way to get rid of a lot of brake-killing speed.
  • Memorize places where other drivers inappropriately slow down. From this, you can avoid abrupt braking and minimize excessive brake wears.
  • Look far enough ahead and you’ll be able to correctly time stoplights, notice traffic backing up or see cars slowing on an incline that’s just become visible. By doing so, you’ll avoid stopping your vehicle after driving at high speeds.
  • Avoid barking just because the driver in-front of you did. It’ll take a bit of practice to learn to coast when others brake inappropriately, especially if you weren’t looking far enough ahead.
  • Don’t carry unimportant luggage, a heavy weight inside your ride may cause strenuous job for your brakes when stopping.
  • Change the brake fluids in your ride periodically. Flushing the brake fluid will make the internal components last longer and the brakes work better. Brake fluid naturally attracts water. In an emergency stop or after repeated brake applications, this moisture boils and severely reduces braking effectiveness. Moisture also promotes internal corrosion, which ruins critical rubber seals
  • Upgrade your brakes. Today’s brake pads are extremely complex. They may contain a dozen or more components, and are designed for specific uses. Brake material that best survives heavy-use, high-heat situations may perform poorly for drivers who emphasize economy.

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