Car Brake Repair Service In Kearny Mesa, San Diego
Properly working brakes are essential to keeping you and your passengers safe on the road. But brake system components wear out slowly, which means you may not notice repairs are needed until you find yourself in a dangerous situation on the road. Regular maintenance and immediate repairs will help prevent further damage to your vehicle’s braking components, or worse, complete brake failure.
At California Motor Works & Tires in San Diego, our certified technicians are trained to service today’s complex brake systems in any make or model. We’ll inspect your vehicle’s brake system to make sure it’s working right and diagnose and repair any problems so you can get back on the road safely.
Brake service and repairs
When you bring your vehicle to California Motor Works & Tires, our trained technicians will perform a full visual inspection of your brake system, as well as a driving test to determine the condition of your current braking components. Our comprehensive brake system inspection and repair services include:
Replacing brake pads or shoes
Resurfacing or replacing worn rotors
Inspecting and replacing brake fluid
Inspecting and repacking wheel bearings
Lubricating specific components
Adjusting the parking brake
To ensure you get back on the road with peace of mind, we’ll test drive your car after performing regular maintenance or repairs and confirm that everything is working properly.
Warning signs of brake problems
Some brake system components are designed to alert you when service or repair is needed, such as brake pads squealing when they wear down too far. But you’ll also want to stay alert for these other warning signs that indicate a brake system inspection is necessary:
Grinding sound when you apply the brakes
Brake pedal pulsates or feels spongy
Vehicle pulls to one side when braking
Vehicle vibrates when braking
Vehicle takes longer than usual to come to a stop
Brake warning light comes on while driving
If you notice any of these signs or other unusual sounds or sensations in your vehicle’s brake system, make an appointment for an inspection with California Motor Works & Tires immediately.