How To Tell If You Need New Brakes

April 30th, 2018 by

Brake Repair

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Fortunately, it’s easy to tell when your vehicle needs new brakes. Our service team knows the ins and outs of Chrysler vehicles, and can diagnose brake problems quickly and accurately. Be sure to schedule brake service right away if you notice any of the following red flags during braking:

  • Squealing or grinding noises
  • Strange smells
  • “Pulling” to the left or right
  • Jutting forward
  • Vibration in the steering wheel

What Factors Affect Brake Health?

The brake system is your vehicle’s most important safety feature; keeping your brakes in good shape could mean the difference between avoiding an accident and footing a hefty bill for post-collision repairs. How often you should change your vehicle’s brakes depends on a few factors:

  • Your driving habits
  • Environment
  • Your vehicle’s performance profile
  • Brake pad quality and materials

When in doubt, consult your owner’s manual, or speak with one of our certified technicians!

How Often Should You Expect to Replace Your Brakes

Typically, brake pad replacement is needed every 50,000 miles. If you don’t drive much and live in a sleepy area like Southey, you may be able to change your brake pads every 75,000 miles—at the most.

However, if you live in the middle of Moose Jaw with plenty of stop-and-go traffic, your vehicle may need new brakes every 25,000 miles. That’s where the service team at Crestview Chrysler comes in!


Our Service Specials

Buy 3 Tires Get the 4th Free!

Must be dealer installed. Excludes tire sizes over 18 inches. Installation and balancing extra.

Peace-Of-Mind Maintenance Service

Just $94.95 plus tax or $99.95 plus tax for Hemi!
INCLUDES FREE BATTERY CHECK

– Up to 6 litres^ of Genuine Mopar®Motor Oil
– Mopar Oil Filter
– Free Washer Solvent top-up
– Rotation of 4 tires
– Peace-of-Mind Inspection of cooling system,
all fluid levels, electronic battery test,
front and rear brake systems,
exhaust system and suspension system
– Provide written report
-Manufacturer’s Check

^ Up to 7 litres of Genuine Mopar Oil with Hemi Service. Synthetic/semi-synthetic oil available at
additional cost. *Environmental handling charges may apply. Additional charges may be applied
based on vehicle configuration and options, and fluid disposal. *While supplies last. With the
purchase of each Peace-of-Mind Maintenance Service or Oil & Filter Change Service, the customer
will receive a free Oil Filter or an $8 credit towards an oil filter for their vehicle, whichever is the
lesser value. Oil Filter must be installed by dealer during the Peace-of-Mind Maintenance Service or
Oil & Filter Change Service.

EXPIRES: 08/31/2020
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Save 10% on all dealer-installed pads and rotors

-Must be done in conjunction with Peace-of-Mind Service

-Magneti Marelli pads offered by MOPAR


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