Brake Replacement and Servicing

Brake Replacement and Servicing

Your car’s brakes are one of the most important parts of your car, ensuring you and your passengers can come to a quick stop whenever needed.

Unlike many parts of your car, your brakes can literally mean life or death for you, your family, or other road users when out on the road. If you have any concerns about your car’s brakes or braking system don’t take the risk of something going wrong.

Ensuring the brakes and braking system in your car are installed and serviced by a professional mechanic is highly recommended as bringing your car to a stop quickly and safely is crucial. Don’t risk an accident due to ineffective or incorrectly installed brakes.

When is it time to have your brakes checked or serviced?

If you have experienced any of the following when pressing the brake pedal it is highly recommended that you bring your car into All Car Express for a brake check.

Our qualified mechanics can take a look and your brakes and let you know exactly what work needs to be performed to get your brakes working effectively again.

Common Brake Issues

  • Your brakes not stopping the vehicle as quickly as they used to
  • Shuddering under braking
  • Squealing, squeeky, or scraping sounds when the brake pedal is depressed
  • A spongy feeling when the brake pedal in depressed
  • A lower than usual brake pedal
  • Your car pulling to one side when braking
  • A pulsating brake pedal
  • Low brake fluid or brake fluid found in the engine bay or around calipers
  • Some vehicles will display a brake warning light when issues are present
  • A bad “brake odour” when braking the vehicle
  • Your handbrake not holding the car in place when applied

What are the common causes of braking issues?

The most common issues that cause inefficient braking or any of the brake issues as listed above consist of the following:

  • Worn brake pads
  • Worn brake rotors
  • Warped brake rotors
  • Low brake fluid
  • Old or contaminated brake fluid
  • Leaking brake lines
  • Leaking brake reservoir
  • Seized or frozen brake caliper
  • Failed brake master cylinder
  • Failed brake slave cylinder
  • ABS System fault or failure

How to have your brakes checked or serviced?

If you’re concerned about the brakes on your car simply give the team at All Car Express a call or send us a message to book your car in for an inspection. Our mechanics will inspect and test your car’s brakes to identify any issues that may be affecting the car’s braking performance.

If any issues are identified our mechanic will give you a call to discuss the issue and will supply a quote to have the issue rectified.

Most brake repairs, brake replacement, or brake servicing jobs can be diagnosed and performed within a day, getting you back on the road with efficient and safe brakes in no time at all.

No work will be performed on your car or braking system without our mechanics explaining exactly what needs to be done, providing a formal quote, and before you provide your full approval to proceed with the recommended work on your car’s brakes.

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