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  • Bert Danny
    Common Causes of Brake Wear

    While brake maintenance is recommended at 20,000-60,000 miles or inspected every six months, most people have this done every time they get their tires rotated. Depending on the road and traffic type you drive daily, you may need inspections more frequently.
    5 Nov 2020
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