Monthly Archives: April 2017

Brake Repair: Major or Minor?

Brake Repair: Major or Minor?

From a simple brake repair to a complete overhaul of your entire braking system, you'll face many options. Be safe rather than sorry and take your car to your auto shop and let the brake repair professionals do the work for you. Don't let brake repair be a headache. Most of the work will be preventative maintenance. It could either be that the discs need to be resurfaced to keep your braking distance safe, or it could just be that you need a simple caliper alignment. Fortunately, there are only a few causes that would require an entire brake replacement. One instance would be if your brake pads become so worn that the rotors come in contact with the sensor, which isn't a good situation. Another cause would be an accident in which the wheels were damaged, which would mean a brake replacement too. If a brake replacement is needed, I would recommend that it is done by a brake repa ... read more

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How Much Does Brake Replacement Cost?

How Much Does Brake Replacement Cost?

The braking tips below can help preserve your vehicle's brakes and tires, and increase the safety of your driving. Not only are rough braking habits tough on the braking system and tires, these poor habits can be dangerous and lead to premature brake repair. Don't find yourself in the position where you are left wondering how much does brake replacement cost. Unfortunately, many accidents are caused by a mechanical failure from lack of brake repair. Of course, it is important to pay attention at all times for safe driving, but especially when braking! Here are a few braking suggestions to consider: Upon approaching a stop sign, resist braking rapidly at the last second. Today's vehicles have anti-lock braking systems, causing a pulsation when the brake pedal is applied. Be careful to keep the pressure applied instead of reacting to the pulsation. Try to keep the car in a straig ... read more

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Auto Repair Services for Spring!

Auto Repair Services for Spring!

Spring is here. As a vehicle owner, that means it is your responsibility to ensure your automobile has been serviced at a trustworthy auto repair shop for the warmer and wetter upcoming months. Suggestions for the right auto repair services include checking your alignment, changing the oil and fluids, rotating tires, inspect brakes, and battery. Consider that the alignment and suspension can be out of whack after the winter months due to the potholes, causing your vehicle to pull to one side or the steering wheel to vibrate. Also, remember that changing the oil and filter after the winter months is the best way to ensure your engine continues to run trouble free. If neglected, your fuel efficiency (MPG) will suffer as well as the possibility of damaging your engine. Schedule an appointment at your auto repair shop to have other fluids checked and replaced as necessary, including power steeri ... read more

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