As a car owner you understand the importance of making sure you service your car to keep it running smoothly and safely. One of the most important systems to maintain is the brake system, but what are brake pads and how do they work? Below are some answers to your brake pad questions:

  • Brake Pads- Brake pads are the part of the braking system that comes in contact with the brake rotors stopping them from moving and allowing you to stop your car.
  • How Do Brake Pads Work- When you compress the brake pedal force is applied to the caliper which in turn causes the brake pad to make contact with the wheels. The friction created by the pads making contact with the wheels causes them to slow down and stop.

At Lawley Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram we know the importance of cars braking system and how important it is to make sure your brake pads do not need to be replaced. If you have any questions regarding your cars braking system feel free to visit our service center in Silver City, NM and speak with one of our experts.

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