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Brake Repair in Grand Rapids, MI

It is no surprise that your brakes are considered to be one of the most important parts of your automobile. Brake failure can be one of the most hazardous events a vehicle can endure. Make sure your brakes are up and running since it’s of utmost importance to stay safe on the roads of Grand Rapids. Serving drivers in Grand Rapids, MI, and surrounding communities, All Auto Services can help you get the brake maintenance your automobile needs.

While most drivers know that they have to take care of their brakes, they often have questions regarding what exactly needs to be done. The ASE-certified service team at All Auto Services can clear up some of that fog.

How can I tell if my brakes need repairs? Here are some of the symptoms to look out for that can indicate an issue with your brakes:

  • Brakes are less responsive than normal
  • The brake pedal goes to the floor
  • Spongy or soft brake pedal
  • Squealing or grinding noises
  • Car vibrates or pulls to one side when braking
  • Visible brake fluid leak

How often should I have my brake pads replaced? While every car has different needs, a set of new brake pads usually last around 40,000 miles. However, it will depend upon a number of factors, such as your driving habits, the quality of the brake pads installed, and the make and model of your vehicle. It is best to follow manufacturer recommendations and to have your vehicle inspected regularly to keep up with the condition of your brake pads over time.

How often should I have my brakes inspected? Most experts would recommend you have your brakes checked twice a year, once every six months.

As soon as you recognize a strange symptom with your brakes while driving, or if it has been a while since you had your brakes checked, we invite you into All Auto Services for friendly assistance. Getting a brake issue checked and taken care of quickly is imperative to your safety on the road.

Contact the service team at All Auto Services today with any questions or concerns. We will perform a comprehensive brake inspection and provide solutions to any issue we find. Our ASE-certified technicians would be happy to help you schedule your next service appointment with us. Don't hesitate to reach out and get the help you need to stay safe on the road!