Brake Finder

Winter Is Coming: Watch Out for Moisture in Your Brake Fluid

Winter Car on Road

Test for Contamination and Flush Out That Nasty Old Fluid to Protect Your Brake System You may keep a careful watch on the wear of your brake pads. But how about your brake fluid? Did you know brake fluid is not a lifetime fill and should be changed as needed? Unlike motor oil, common DOT … Read more

What Are the Signs That It’s Time to Change Your Brakes?

How do you know when to change your brakes? A general rule of thumb is to replace your brake pads every 35,000 miles — but rules of thumb only get you so far. What if you have high-performance pads installed? Or what if you live out in the country and you don’t have to deal … Read more

Summer Vacation Road Trip? Check Your Brakes Before You Go

Summer Road Trip

A summer weekend is the perfect time to hop into your car and go on that road trip you’ve been waiting for. But when you’re heading out for some fun in the sun, it’s best to make sure your vehicle is prepared, particularly if it has been sitting in the garage for the winter months. … Read more

Get Ready for Summer on the Road: Hot Weather Means It’s Time to Maintain Your Vehicle’s Brakes

Lauren Fix and Goodyear Brakes

Ready to hit the road this summer? Is your car? If it has been sitting all winter, you need to make sure you can stop before you go. During April’s National Car Care Month, automotive expert Lauren Fix (pictured above) offers tips for drivers to get their vehicles ready for vacation travel. “Hot weather means that … Read more

How to Prevent Rust and Keep Your Vehicle Ready During Winter Driving

Why Winter Road Brine Can Create Corrosion That Harms Your Brakes’ Performance and Lifespan When you rotated your tires, did you find your brakes and braking components needed replacing well before they’ve reached their expected lifespan because of corrosion? It’s not uncommon. The granular road salt or the now very popular liquid brine solution of … Read more

Make Sure You Can Stop Before You Go!

Holiday Travel Image

Holiday Travel Means It’s Time to Maintain Your Vehicle’s Brakes The holidays are almost here, and many Americans will be hitting the road to visit friends and family instead of flying this holiday season. But many of their vehicles have been on a holiday of their own – parked in the garage or being driven … Read more