When it comes to brake repair West St.Paul drivers trust they come to Signal Garage Auto Care. How do you know when it’s time to go in for brake repair? If you are unsure when to contact a repair shop to fix your brakes, don’t worry. Here are some things to look out for

  •         Your brake pedal hits the floor
  •         Your vehicle pulls to the right or left when braking
  •         Squealing brakes
  •         Grinding brakes

We go into further detail on these problems in our post Brake Problems to Pay Attention To, but it’s safe to say that if any of these are happening you should bring your vehicle in for a check-up or a brake repair West St.Paul .

Unfortunately, we can’t give you a specific time frame on when you should replace your brake pads or when you will need brake repair. It all depends on how you drive and where you drive. If you often drive in city traffic, your brakes may wear out faster than someone who drives on rural roads because of the stop and start nature of urban driving. It is a good idea to have them checked regularly, especially if it is taking you are experiencing longer stopping distances, or vibrations in the brake pedal. These could be signals it’s time to let Signal Garage Auto Care fix your brakes.

Brakes are a normal wear and tear item on every vehicle. At some point in owning a car, your brakes will need repair. Some newer vehicles now have sensors that alert drivers when new pads are needed, but whether your car is a newer model or not it’s important to stay on top of car maintenance, especially brake repair, for safety reasons. You want to ensure your car can stop whenever you need it to. Squishy or squealing brakes can be a warning sign that you need new brakes. Whether you know you need new brake pads, or you aren’t certain but you hear or feel something different with your vehicle’s brakes, Signal Garage Auto Care is happy to look into it.