Posted on 10/29/2022
Do I Need to Replace Rotors? Do I Need To Replace Rotors With Brake Pads? These are questions we get asked when a vehicle needs a Brake Job. Our recommendation is to replace the Brake Rotors and Brake Pads as set. One reason why Brake Rotors need to be replaced is because of rust jacking. When this happens the Brake Rotor starts to delaminate and have high and low spots on the surface of the Brake Rotor. When this happens, you may feel the Steering Wheel Shake when you apply your Brakes. Another reason you want to replace Brake Pads and Brake Rotors as a set is because the rust or metal filings from the old Brake Rotor may get embedded in the Old Brake Pads. If you use them over you may end up with Squealing Brakes when you stop. If your vehicle needs brakes let us know and we will be happy to check the brakes on your vehicle and give you a quote to fix them
Posted on 10/15/2022
Why Are My Brakes Grinding? This is an audible indicator that your vehicle’s Brake Pads have worn out and need to be replaced. When you hear the Brakes Grinding in your car you need to get it checked out right away. There is no friction material left on your Brake Pads and they start wearing metal to metal on your Brake Rotor. When this happens, it starts to take metal off the Brake Rotor. If you wait to long to fix it will keep eating away at the rotor till its so thin that it breaks in pieces, or the Brake Caliper Pistons will pop out causing loss of Brake Fluid and cause total Brake failure. Remember its your life at stake as well as everyone else’s that is on the road with you. Brakes are a safety item on your vehicle and you want to make sure they stay in good repair so that you can stop safely in an emergency. If you hear a grinding noise when you apply your brakes give us a call and we will be happy to check your vehicles Braking System.
Posted on 9/10/2022
Why Does My Car Shake When I Brake? There are many reasons for Why Does My Car Shake When I Brake. We are going to look at why your cars Brakes may cause it to shake. In the northeast where your car runs in salt during the winter your Brake Rotors can get rust jacking on the surface of the Brake Rotor. When you apply your brakes the surface of your Brake Rotors are uneven causing the brakes to pulsate and your car to shake. If your use your vehicle for towing or do a lot of hard stops without letting your vehicles Brake Rotor’s cool down enough between stops over time this may also create a What Causes My Car To Shake When Braking. One other thing you notice along with your vehicle shaking when you apply the Brakes is a What Causes My Car To Pull To The Right. This Is usually caused by a sticking Brake Caliper or a failed Brake Hose. If you are experiencing any of these conditions give us a call and we would be happy to diagnose the braking system in your vehicle
Posted on 8/27/2022
Why Do My Brakes Squeak? There may be several things that make this happen. One possible reason is rust on your Brake Rotors. When you live in the northeast, and they put salt on the roads in the winter over time it will make the Brake Rotors rust and as you apply the Brakes it causes a Why Do My Brakes Squeak. Another reason may be that your Brake Pads may be close to the end of their life. Brake Pad manufacturers put a little metal tab on the Brake Pads. When the Brake Pads get worn out and are ready to be changed it will make a squealing sound when you apply the brakes to let you know it is time to replace them. If you hear a grinding sound when you are applying the brakes on your vehicle that means that your Brake Pad friction material is worn out. The metal plate that holds the Brake Pad is going metal to metal with the Brake Rotor. If you hear this noise, you want to get vehicle checked out immediately by a Brake Specialist. If you need the Brake System checked out on your vehicl ... read more