Why Are My Brakes Grinding?

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Your brakes in one of those essential components of your vehicle as they control your ability to come to a full stop in Saugus traffic. If your brakes are making a grinding noise when you come to a stop or when you’re driving, then this may cause some concern for you. While it may not be a serious issue every time you hear a grinding noise from your brakes, it’s still worth having a technician take a look. Learn why your brakes are grinding when stopping or driving with the service team at Pride Kia of Lynn, and let our experts help you out with any of your brake issues. 

Why Are My Brakes Grinding When Stopping? 

For most Peabody drivers who hear any kind of brake-related noise, their brakes make a grinding noise when they stop or are in the process of stopping. If your brakes make a grinding noise when stopping, then here are some things to know:

  • If your brakes make a grinding noise when you stop at full force, then there could be an issue with your Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). The ABS system is activated when you apply the brakes at full force, and it may even result in vibrations in your vehicle’s pedal.
  • One of the most common reasons for brakes making a grinding noise is due to the brake pads. Over time, brake pads wear down and lose their thickness, which causes brake scrubbing and results in a grinding or squeaking noise. 
  • If the grinding noise that you hear is sharper than usual, then this could indicate a problem with your brake disc or calipers. This can cause a rumble in your pedal, and a brake pad replacement could be needed as well as a disk or rotor replacement.

For more service and parts information, reach out to the team at Pride Kia of Lynn. 

Why Are My Brakes Grinding When Driving?

If you hear your brakes making a grinding noise when driving on the Salem roads, then this could just be a result of rocks or other kinds of debris bouncing off your vehicle’s caliper and rotor. While this is a relatively easy service procedure, you’ll want to be sure to get this issue fixed as soon as possible in order to keep any kind of damage from getting worse. For any kind of brake service that you need, schedule service at Pride Kia of Lynn. We’ll quickly diagnose any issues you may have, so you can get back to the road and no time at all. Be sure to use our service specials to save on every visit to our repair center. 

Get Your Brakes Serviced in Lynn

If you’re not sure why your brakes are grinding, then let our team at Pride Kia of Lynn take a look. Contact us to get your brakes repaired, learn how to install a battery, and get assistance with anything else you need.

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