Braking Systems

Brakes are one of the most important safety features that your vehicle offers. Brakes should be inspected frequently to ensure the safety of both you and your passengers. Squeaking is not the only sign that your brakes may need replacement. Grinding, vibration when braking, a squishy feel when you push your brake pedal down, or your vehicle pulling to one direction when braking. Frequent requests for brake inspections to look for issues with uneven pad wear or rotors that need turning quicker than pad replacement is needed is a good way to make sure that your vehicle has the optimum ability to brake when you need it most. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please bring your vehicle in as soon as possible so we can inspect and recommend any repairs or replacements that may be needed.

The brake system is actually composed of two kinds of systems—Hydraulics and Friction Materials.

Hydraulics
  • Master Cylinder
  • Brake Lines and Hoses
  • Wheel Cylinders and Calipers
Friction Materials
  • Disc Brake Pads and Drum Brake Shoes
Types of Brakes
  • Disc Brakes
  • Drum Brakes
  • Parking Brake
  • Anti-Lock Brakes: A System Built For Safety

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