There are some common signals that you might need your car’s brakes serviced or repaired:
Your brakes squeal when coming to a stop or while driving.
Your brake warning light comes on.
Your vehicle pulls to one side when when braking instead of stopping in a straight line.
Your car pulsates to a stop when you use the brakes.
You brakes grind continuously with a loud metallic sound.
Your brake pedal is either “mushy” or too hard to press down.
You must pump the brakes to get them to work right.
One or more of your wheels are excessively hot after a short drive.