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Brake Repairs

Brake Repairs in Lockport, IL

Brakes are probably the most important component of your car. They enable your vehicle to stop whenever necessary, and prevent accidents. Without properly functioning brakes, you might be in for a scary ride. Don’t be caught unprepared for the time they don’t protect you.

With the changing seasons, or increased travel demands, you may find yourself relying more heavily on your car’s braking system. Don’t assume your brakes are fine, or wait until there’s an issue. Educate yourself on what indicates a problem with your brakes.

Because your car’s brakes are so important, it’s critical to perform regular brake service to ensure they are in proper working order. At Dellwood Tire & Auto Repair, we provide a thorough inspection of all brake components to customers in Lockport, IL, Minooka, IL, Joliet, IL, and surrounding areas including brake hardware, hoses, and fluids.

Brake Repair in Lockport, IL

At Dellwood Tire & Auto Repair & Auto Repair, we can perform the following brake repairs:

  • Complete Inspection of All Brake Components and Fluids
  • Brake Rotor Replacement
  • Front Disc Brake Repair
  • Parking Brake Adjustment
  • Rear Disc Brake Repair
  • Rear Drum Brake Repair

Do You Need Brake Repairs?

When deciding whether or not to schedule a brake repair service, there are some symptoms to consider.

Do you hear any of the following:

  • Grinding noises?
  • A continuous high pitched squeal when the vehicle is moving?
  • A continuous high pitched squeal when stopping?
  • A high pitched, repetitive sound like birds chirping when stopping?

These sounds indicate a problem with your brakes pads, which can in turn lead to other brake problems. The brake pad lining wears, causing the metal backing to contact the brake disc, which causes overall wear and damage to the brakes.

If your brake pedal shakes when engaged, this may be a sign of bad rotors. It is also important to feel if your car pulls to one side when braking. Pulling indicates a bad caliper or uneven brake pad wear, which can result from uneven distribution of pressure in the brake lines.

If a problem is discovered, we will discuss repair options with you. Repairs are performed professionally and in a timely matter, getting you back on the road in no time. A minor repair now can prevent a major repair, or something worse, in the future, so contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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Tires Lockport, IL, Minooka, IL, Joliet, IL

Dellwood Tire & Auto Repair in Lockport, IL

Our family-owned shop has prided itself on serving drivers in Lockport, IL, Minooka, IL, Joliet, IL, and surrounding areas since 1948. The ASE-Certified technicians at Dellwood Tire & Auto Repair offer a variety of auto repairs for medium and heavy duty trucks, as well as passenger vehicles. We offer tires from top brands and offer tire repair services. With 3 locations in the Lockport area to serve our customers better, Dellwood Tire & Auto Repair should be your first and only stop when you need auto repairs or tires. Contact us or visit one of our 3 locations today.