Category: Brake Repair

Brake Repair and Engine Braking

August 10th, 2022 by

What is Engine Braking? It’s one of those words. Depending upon how you spell it, the words can take on drastically different meanings. (If you’re into English, you’ll recognize that as a homonym or homophone.) Although an engine breaking is a terrible circumstance, engine braking can actually be a great concept. So, what is it?

The Greatest Thing since Brake Pads

September 14th, 2020 by

When describing just how great something is, doesn’t that make more sense than “The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread”?  Not that there’s anything wrong with sliced bread, but let’s be honest, if you had to choose between being able to stop your car, truck, or SUV when applying the brakes and being able to make

Brake Noises 101: Defining What You Just Heard

December 8th, 2018 by

At some point in your driving career, you will have heard some weird noise come from your brakes. As soon as you do, a flood of thoughts come to mind and you’re left wondering if it’s even safe to drive your car anymore. Well…it depends on what the sound was. Sometimes it’s a minor issue

What Type of Brake Pad is Best for Your Driving Style?

September 29th, 2017 by

Your vehicle’s brakes serve a very important function, yet it’s not something most people think about. Still, you expect them to operate at peak performance when you need them most, without exception. That’s why everyone should be more aware of their brakes and the individual components that safely help bring your car to a complete