Brake Upkeep 101: Pad Neglect An Enemy

Lack of use - and abuse - also leads to premature failure. Inspecting the pads at every oil change is a smart plan for avoiding expensive repairs.

If you do it right, they say, you may never have to touch the brakes while landing. But it seldom happens that way, and that’s why tires and brakes take a beating. We lock the brakes, we ride them, we overheat them. And the chain reaction—at best—means premature brake wear. At the worst, it’s a […]
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