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Brake Repair | Rotor Repair

ASE Certified Technicians

Brake jobs...The most common auto repair service.  Its important to take care of them when you notice the symptoms below immediately.  


Not only does a faulty brake system put your safety at risk, it also can cause a bigger problem.

There are several components of the brake system that will be inspected: brake lines, brake caliper, brake piston, brake pads, rotors, brake drums, brake fluid, brake shoes, and wheel bearings.  



Common  Symptoms 
  • Brake pedal seems spongy or goes farther down than usual

  • ABS (anti-lock brake light is on

  • Swerve or pull when braking

  • Grinding/ Squealing when applying brake

  • Vibrating or jerking when stopping

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Do I need brake pad replacement?

Brake pads are a key part of your vehicle’s brake system; they sit between your brake shoe (the part that clamps down, slowing the tires’ rotation) and your brake drum. Without functioning brake pads, other elements of your vehicle, such as the discs, rotors, and calipers will begin to wear away. Maintaining effective brake pads is important to avoiding very pricy repairs as well as unsafe driving conditions. That’s why it’s important to have proper brake replacement as a part of the regular maintenance of your car.

What happens when brake pads wear down?

Every time you engage your vehicle’s brakes, you are causing minute amounts of wear and tear on your brake pads. For each type of brake pads, ceramic, organic, and metallic, this friction causes small amounts of protective coating to wear away from the brake pad. Over time, this deterioration starts to add up: as your brake pads becomes thinner and thinner, they will eventually get to the point where you will need brake replacement. Bring in your car for brake pad replacement before it gets to a dangerous point.