Why a Pre-Winter Brake Inspection Protects Your Jeep® Cherokee Near Council Bluffs

October 10th, 2019 by

With the winter season just around the corner, now is the ideal time to make sure that your car, truck, or SUV is ready for the impending weather and adverse road conditions. Aside from making the switch to winter tires and ensuring that fluids are topped off properly, you can also schedule a pre-winter brake inspection.

If you bought your Jeep® or RAM vehicle new from us, you’re probably doing a great job of adhering to the manufacturer-recommended service and maintenance schedules. But, elements of daily driving can cause premature wear and tear on your brakes. Since you know your vehicle better than anyone, you’re tuned into the subtle changes that happen as brake problems begin. However, here are a few important signs that it’s time to schedule a brake service on your Jeep Cherokee or RAM truck:

  • The brake warning indicator light is on
  • Your feel vibrations when pressing the brake pedal
  • You hear any strange sounds when braking, like scraping, grinding or squealing
  • Your vehicle pulls to one side or the other while applying the brakes
  • Your vehicle has become difficult to slow down or bring to a complete stop

Brakes are an essential component of your car’s safety systems, so don’t delay if something seems unusual to you. At Woodhouse Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we use OEM parts to keep your Jeep Cherokee or RAM truck in top condition for the best possible performance, safety, and efficiency.

You can easily schedule service with us online or by giving us a call. Even if your RAM truck is currently good to drive, we welcome you to stop by Woodhouse Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM and speak with our service experts face-to-face.

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