New Ford vehicles in Houston are designed to provide you with the best
safety features available. Among the most innovative and important safety
new Ford vehicles are the brakes. Like any of the major mechanical systems in your car,
your brakes require routine maintenance in order to remain in proper working
condition. To help you keep your Ford in great driving shape, here is
a look at the basics of maintaining your brakes.
Inspecting the Master Cylinder
schedule a brake service for your Ford, your technician will start by inspecting the master cylinder. This brake
component is designed to transfer hydraulic power through your brake lines
to your brake pads and rotors. If your master cylinder becomes faulty
or damaged, the safety of your entire vehicle may be compromised. During
this inspection, your technician may also check for any signs of brake
Replacing the Brake Pads
In order to safely stop your vehicle, your braking system is equipped with
a series of calipers, pads, and rotors. These elements work together to
provide the stopping action for your wheels. As your brakes operate, the
pads will gradually wear down and will require replacement.
Creating a Maintenance Schedule
During your brake service for your Ford, you may want to talk to your mechanic
about creating a brake maintenance schedule. To keep your brakes working
great, you may want to have them inspected around every 25,000 miles.
Your mechanic can help you set up these key brake maintenance intervals.
set up maintenance for your Ford vehicle, be sure to call A.C. Collins Ford at (800) 681-0221. When you purchase
a new Ford Focus or other quality Ford vehicle, our highly experienced
mechanics will help you take perfect care of your purchase. We look forward
to seeing you at our Houston dealership.