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How Can Cold Weather Affect My Brakes?

How Can Cold Weather Affect My Brakes?

Your vehicle's braking system requires maintenance year-round, but they can mainly be more concerning when the temperatures drop below freezing in the winter. We're all aware that the cold can drain your battery or strain your engine, but you might be thinking, "what can the cold do to hurt my brakes?" While it may shock you, the winter weather cannot directly impact your brakes. However, it can be a contributing factor in wearing them down. Whether you drive a car, SUV, truck, or fleet vehicle, it's essential to keep your brakes in tip-top shape.  Increase in Brake Wear and Tear In Thunder Bay, the snow and ice on the roads can make winter driving tricky during this time of year. To offset the slipping and sliding you may experience in a vehicle, the average driver will be pumping their brakes more frequently. The brakes have to work extra hard whenever this happens, generating more heat and friction. While your brakes are supposed to dissipate heat, exc ... read more

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