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The Reasons Why Your Brakes Make Noise

The Reasons Why Your Brakes Make Noise

So, you’re driving along and when you step on the brakes to slow, all of a sudden…. SQUEEEEAK. What the heck! Right? That noise wasn’t there before! What’s going on? Didn’t I just have the car in for service not too long ago? Why is this happening? Everyone is looking at me! Well, there could be a number of reasons why your brakes are noisy. It might be time for a Brake Repair. Even if you just had the car serviced, the best thing to do is have your mechanic inspect it again. If you haven’t had the car looked at for a while, now is a good time to bring it in for a complete inspection. When the technician removes the wheels, the first thing he will look at is how worn the brake pads are. Brakes will start to make noise when the friction material is significantly worn. We usually measure in millimeters. 3mm is pretty worn and should be replaced soon. 2mm’s means get it done ... read more

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Auto Repair News – Dublin, Ca. | Mantainence

It’s important to keep up on your vehicle’s maintenance. Your car will last longer, you’ll experience better gas mileage, fewer breakdowns, less expense over the long haul, and that rewarding feeling you get when you’re taking care of business! Did you know that changing your oil is the most important part of vehicle maintenance? Most shops today recommend an oil change every 5,000 miles, and I agree. If you choose to use synthetic oil, you can bump that up to 7,500 miles. If you push it much further, your filter will begin to clog. Be sure to check your tire pressures at every fill up. If you have a car with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), then it will do this for you. Just make sure to fill up the tires that get low. This will increase your gas mileage, give you better tire wear, and a more stable vehicle during emergency maneuvers. You don’t need a fancy gauge; a pencil type will do; however, one with a dial gauge is best. Your air filter s ... read more

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