Have you ever been on the Corona road and this metallic sound is overlapping the music you’re listening to? Upon a closer inspection, you realize what is happening, but you don’t know why your brakes are grinding. The experienced service technicians at BMW of Murrieta can tell you that your vehicle’s brakes making grinding noises is a sign that there’s something wrong with your braking system. Repair your brakes as soon as possible since broken brakes could be a factor in as many as 25% of all car accidents. Learn common reasons why your brakes are grinding below.
Why Are My Brakes Grinding When Stopping?
To find out what is causing your brakes to make grinding noises on the Riverside roads, you should listen closely and try to notice when your brakes are grinding. If your brakes grind when you are stopping, then the reasons include:
Brake Pads – As you use brake pads, they lose their thickness and begin to squeal or what is known as brake scrubbing. When they wear down more, they will grind instead.
Brake Disc & Calipers – Notice that your brakes are making sharper grinding noises? It could be the brake disc and calipers at play. You may have to replace the brake pad, but also the disc or rotor.
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) – If your brakes are grinding when stopping at full force, that could be the ABS. This system activates when you apply full brakes.
Why Are My Brakes Grinding When Driving?
But what if my brakes aren’t grinding only when I stop? Why are my brakes grinding throughout my entire Ontario drives? This could be rocks and debris from the caliper and rotor. While the process to remove the rocks and debris is simple, you need to remove them as soon as possible to prevent more damage. Schedule a service appointment today at BMW of Murrieta and consider the job done! Our service team can make sure your brakes are good to go as well.
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1. 0.9% APR financing for up to 60 months on any new 2019 and 2020 BMW model (including 2 Series, 3 Series, 4 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, 8 Series, Z4, X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, X7, i8). Rate is available from participating dealers to very well qualified customers with excellent credit history who meet BMW Financial Services credit requirements. A 60 month finance contract for a new 2019 or 2020 eligible BMW model and an APR of 0.9%, requires 60 month installments of $17.05 per $1,000 financed. 1.9% APR requires 72 month installments of $14.71 per $1,000 financed. No Down payment required. Taxes, title and registration fees extra. Not all customers will qualify for down payment waiver or lowest rate. Other rates and payment terms available. Subject to availability. No Down payment required. Taxes, title and registration fees extra. Customer liable for insurance, maintenance and repairs. Not all customers will qualify for down payment waiver or lowest rate. Other rates and payment terms available. Subject to availability. APR valid through July 31, 2020. Qualified rate lock applicants must take delivery within 60 days of initial lock. See BMW of Murrieta for details.
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