Category: Brakes

How Does Braking Work?

March 1st, 2022 by

Your Brakes Are More Complicated Than You Think! Do You Know How Your Brakes Actually Stop Your Car? Braking is one of the most important performances your vehicle makes, and it is certainly the most important for keeping you safe. Since the days of Fred Flintstone braking with his feet, technology has come a long

Do You Need Brake Service?

April 22nd, 2019 by

Warning Signs to Look Out For Outside of having your vehicle’s braking system regularly serviced, the best way to ensure it’s long term performance is to understand the signs of brake failure. By knowing the signs, you’ll be able to determine what’s wrong with it and even anticipate when it may fail soon! If you’re

Tire Basics

January 4th, 2016 by

TIRE BASICS Regular Tire Checks One of the easiest ways to spot early signs of trouble and maintain the safety of your vehicle is to check your tires on a regular basis. It’s tire basics. Tire Problems While uneven tire tread wear can signal problems with the suspension or steering, underinflated tires can lead to

Brake Fluid Facts

December 13th, 2015 by

Brake Fluid Facts Brake Fluid Maintenance Along with maintaining proper brake fluid levels to avoid brake fade (slow braking response), it is important to flush the braking system to preserve its overall health. The fact is that conventional glycol-based brake fluid is “hygroscopic,” meaning that it absorbs moisture over time. This is important in order

Undercarriage Corrosion

July 20th, 2015 by

 Undercarriage Corrosion Lift Inspection Benefits One of the important advantages of having an auto technician put your vehicle on a lift is that is allows for visual inspection of the undercarriage. The importance of this kind of scrutiny was recently underscored by a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicating that their five-year

Brakes: Stopping Power

June 15th, 2015 by

Brake: Stopping Power For safety don’t wait From a safety standpoint, nothing is more important than your vehicle’s ability to stop effectively. With this in mind, do not wait to hear squealing sounds emanating from your brake discs and rotors before you decide it is time for a brake repair service. Don’t assume it’s just

Take Care of Brakes for Safety

April 5th, 2015 by

Take Care Of Brakes For Safety’s Sake The brakes on your vehicle are one of the most important parts of your car. Since the dawn of the age of the automobile, drivers have known that stopping is even more important than starting. More complex Now, there is quite a bit more to performing a brake