Common Causes of Soft Brakes
Why Do My Brakes Go Down to the Floor? When you apply your brakes, do they feel soft or do they go all the way to the floor? If the answer to one or both is “yes”, then it’s important to identify the cause and bring your vehicle to your mechanic to take […]
Why are my Brakes Squeaking?
Common Causes for Squeaky Brakes Worn Brake Pads If you’re hearing a squeak when braking, there’s a good chance it’s due to your brake pads. Over time, brake pads can wear down and become thinner, which causes them to rub against the brake rotors and make that characteristic squealing noise. In some cases, […]
Is It Time for Brake Repair?
Respect the Brakes How do you know when something is wrong with your car that requires repair? Perhaps you’re thinking, “If only my car could talk . . . ” When it comes to brakes, it can! That’s good for you as a driver/owner because you need to respect your brakes. You don’t want to […]
Braking System Basics
How Does It Do That? Your vehicle needs to go, but it also needs to stop. There’s a system for that. Right? Yes, the braking system is your safety shield that stands between you and disaster. Yet, it isn’t a single entity. Rather, it’s a cooperating series of parts that work together. Proper function of […]
Will Brakes Bleed Themselves
The simple answer to this question is NO! The brake hydraulic system is a closed system leaving no way to purge the air by itself. This means the only way to properly bleed the brakes is to have a certified and trained mechanic do it or try it yourself. What are bleeding brakes? Bleeding […]
Why Is My Brake Light On
Why is My Brake Light On? The little red Brake Light on the dashboard is an important Warning Light. The Brake Light is signaling that something is wrong with the Braking System. The Red Brake Light has to do with the normal Braking or Hydraulic Brake system. The ABS Light is the one that will […]
Why Do My Brakes Squeak
Why Do My Brakes Squeak? Brakes Squeak for several reasons and to figure out what is exactly causing the Brake Squeak we recommend having a Brake Inspection including a test drive done to determine the exact cause. Every Mechanic has heard “all it needs is Brake Pads” but that is not always the answer. A […]