Category Archives: Brake Repair

Give Me A “Brake”

We all get into our comfortable every day routine, and go about our business. We jump in our car’s, start them, and take off to tend to life’s daily tasks without even a thought. What we don’t often think about is the health of our car until we hear a strange noise, false odor, or it just won’t start for us. Regular vehicle maintenance is so important not only for the health and welfare of your car, but you and your family’s safety. Let’s talk about how to know when you need new brakes. Look and Listen There are 2 ways to check for brake wear on disc brakes: by looking and by listening. First, check for wear by looking at your brake pads through the spaces between the wheel’s spokes. The outside pad will be pressed against a metal rotor. Generally, there should be at least 1/4 inch of pad. If you see less than 1/4 inch of pad, you may want to have your brake pads inspected or replaced. Hearing a high-pitched screeching sound wh ... read more


Brake Repair