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News   January 14, 2013   by CARS Magazine

Broken brakes

Badly worn brake system underline the importance of regular vehicle maintenance... and an inspection every once in a while!


Tyler Rump of Roy Rump & Sons Tire and Auto Center in Ottawa, Ont., sent in this picture of a badly worn brake system.

“This first-time customer came in for a brake noise,” he wrote. “The tech couldn’t believe what he saw when he took the wheel off!”

The car had gone so long without a brake check that the pad was completely eaten through, and the caliper was starting to disintegrate in chunks. Take a look!

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