Keep Your Mercedes-Benz Brakes Road Ready

January 17th, 2017 by


It’s common knowledge:  take care of your vehicle and it will take care of you.  That especially holds true for the performance of routine maintenance.  If you do things like change your oil, transmission fluids, make sure your tires are rotated and replaced when worn—your vehicle will last longer and you’ll have fewer maintenance surprises.


One of the most important things to stay on top of are the brakes in your Mercedes-Benz, or any vehicle, for that matter.  It’s vital if you want to stay safe on the road.


Sedans like the 2016 Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC or the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA have either 4 or 8 brake pads. Here’s a simple breakdown of how the brake systems works.  When you put pressure on your brake pedal, pressurized fluid is released.  The fluid pushes against the brake pad, which moves the brake rotor and creates the friction needed for your car to come to a stop.  As time goes by, the pads get thinner and become worn.  When this happens the brake pads need to be replaces, as does the brake fluid.


The good news is, your vehicle will give you signs that the brakes are wearing out.  You might hear a screeching or grinding noise when you hit the brakes.  You could feel a vibration in the steering column, and your might notice you have to hit the brakes harder in order to get your vehicle to stop.  Some vehicles also have a warning light that alerts you when the pads are wearing down.  Whenever you experience one of these signs, it’s time to get your brakes services.


The Service experts at Mercedes-Benz Brampton are here to help you when you need your brakes repaired, or any other service on your #MercedesBenz.  They are specially trained and certified to know your Mercedes inside and out, and can quickly diagnose and repair your vehicle, and get you back on the road quickly and safely. You can even make your service appointment online at  At Mercedes-Benz Brampton, we want to be your Mercedes-Benz dealer in Brampton, and provide Mercedes GTA service. Come see us soon!






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