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Brake pads are wearing out quickly

If your brake pads are wearing out quickly My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Brake Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Brake Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

A qualified mechanic will check over your entire braking system to understand whats causing the issue. This includes checking of the brake fluid for contamination, brake lines, and removing the wheels to measure the thickness of the brake pads, rotors or shoes (if applicable).

The following components are looked at during a Brake Inspection:
- Brake pads and shoes
- Hydraulic fluid
- Rotor and drum wear
- Calipers
- Wheel cylinders
- All brake hardware
- All hoses and lines
- Master cylinder
- Anti-lock system

They will then quote up any repairs or replacement parts if required.

When your brake pads are wearing out quickly its often as a result of a:

  • Corroded slide pin
  • Abnormal rotor wear
  • The use of cheap brake pads
  • Torn piston seal

Popular services linked to a Brake Inspection:

Brake Drum Replacement

With the rise of disc braking in modern cars, drum brakes aren’t used as often anymore. However, some utes and modern cars still use drums for the rear wheel braking. A drum brake consists of a ‘drum’ looking iron bowl which sits behind the wheel and spins at the same speed. Inside this drum are two shoes which are pushed against the inside of the spinning drum. The resulting friction is what slows the car down.

Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement

A brake wheel cylinder is part of the braking system for vehicles with drum brakes. They are often replaced with the car's brake shoes and always in pairs i.e. both sides. The brake wheel cylinder is activated by hydraulic brake fluid which forces the brake shoes against the drum when the brakes are applied.

It is important that the brakes are adjusted and that the brake fluid system is bled to remove any air to ensure that the brake performance is maintained following a brake wheel cylinder replacement.

Front Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement

The front brakes of your vehicle are responsible for the majority of your stopping ability. The stopping ability is created via your front brake pads and rotors. As stopping is one of the most important parts of driving, these parts are some of the most important on the car.

Brake Fluid Flush

A spongy pedal feel, increased stopping distance or a WoF failure are all things that can come about from needing a brake fluid flush. Rather than get into an accident, get your system flushed to get some peace of mind.

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