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Tips & Tricks for Extending Brake Lifespan & Longevity

How to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle’s Brakes

A vehicle’s brakes are vital components that deserve time and care. Wondering how to extend the life of your vehicle’s brakes? Below, we’ve put together a number of strategies and best practices that will help drivers take care of their brakes.

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Brake Maintenance Longevity Tips & Strategies

  • Never slam on the brakes, always brake as gradually as possible
  • Travel with light cargo. Heavier cargo loads create excess brake burden
  • Follow the vehicle’s service and maintenance schedule (as outlined in the owner’s manual)
  • Coast to a lower speed before breaking to reduce brake load
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Need to take your vehicle in for brake service in Dayton, OH? Schedule a service appointment right here on the Matt Castrucci Nissan website.