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Will my car being parked for a long time affect my brakes?

Your brakes will be affected by an extended period of non-use.  You may see oxidation or surface rust on the brake disc after even a short period of time and with prolonged periods of non-use, brakes can become corroded and require replacement.

 

Using your car at intervals, sufficient to charge the battery for example, should keep your brakes corrosion-free.  Remember to drive with caution if your brakes show signs of light surface corrosion, as stopping distances may temporarily be extended. 

 

If you have any concerns about corrosion it is important to seek expert advice.

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