Although squeaking and screeching when you press the brake pedal can be somewhat unnerving, keep calm. Continue reading to learn more about the cause of your brakes’ squeaking and our available repair options.
Why Squeak My Brakes?
Understanding the components of the brake system will help you determine why your brakes are squeaking. All four wheels of the majority of contemporary autos feature disc brakes. Drum brakes, which slow down the motion of the car by pressing a “shoe” into a drum attached to the inner of the wheel, may be present on the rear wheels of older versions. The list of parts for disc brakes, which have a more complex setup, is shown below.
Master Cylinder: The master cylinder controls the pressure behind the brakes—the greater the pressure, the quicker the car slows down—by pushing hydraulic fluid into the brake lines. By depressing the brake pedal, pressure is produced.
Brake Rotors: Rotors for the brakes are affixed to the wheels and rotate with them. To slow down the rotating rotor, brake pads and callipers apply pressure against it. They take in a lot of the heat produced by braking.
Brake Pads: depending on the brand, quality, and use, these are constructed from a range of materials. To slow them down, they exert pressure on the brake discs. Brake pads must be able to tolerate the heat produced by this in order to function properly because it produces a lot of heat.
Drum Brake: In some vehicles, the rear wheels slow down when a brake shoe contacts a drum attached to the interior of the wheel.
Calipers: Calipers push the brake pads onto the discs using hydraulic pressure.
The Brake Pedal Is a Lever Within the Car That You Press with Your Foot to Brake.
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS): a safety feature that engages if you apply the brakes abruptly and the wheels lock. When one or more wheels lock, a computer utilises sensors to detect this and instantly releases the brake pressure so the tyres can restore traction.
Some of These Parts May Have Defects, Damage, or Wear That Might Result in Squeaking Brakes.
Fixing Squeaky Brakes: Entrust the difficult work to a specialist. Our specialists take the time and care to identify the issue and resolve squeaky brakes when you bring your car into a Tserv service centre. This involves looking for wear and deterioration on each component. We’ll make your noisy brakes quiet and stop quickly, no problems, so you can proceed safely.
Hire Tserv to perform brake maintenance and repairs.