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How often do I need to change my brakes?

How often do I need to change my brakes?

How often do I need to change my brakes? How often you need to change your brakes on your vehicle has many variables.  Type of vehicle you drive, where you live and your driving habits are the main 3. Changing brakes on different types of vehicles-  The make and model of the vehicle you drive makes a big difference in how often you need to change your brakes.  For example- If you drive a Ford F350, it is big and heavy.  On top of your truck being big and heavy, you are likely using it for truck stuff like hauling more heavy stuff and towing a trailer. The heavier the vehicle and the heavier the load, the harder your brakes must work to safely stop you.  Therefore, you will need to replace your brakes a little more often.  On the opposite end would be a Toyota Prius. Your Toyota Prius is light and has regenerative braking.  Regenerative braking actually uses the electric motor to assist you in stopping and it recharges the battery at the same time.&nb ... read more

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