Brake Service At Great Prices
Don’t ignore that squeaky sound, get your brakes checked and serviced today! Your car or trucks brakes are literally the most important safety system on your vehicle and you should have yours inspected at least once a year.
Here at Turn Key we inspect your brakes during your Rapid Oil Change, but when it is time for for repair, our ASE certified auto repair technicians can identify and fix your brake issues and get you back on the road quickly.
For more information, please contact us by calling (843) 293-6793 or by completing a quick quote request!
Brake Repair In Myrtle Beach
It doesn’t matter how fast your car can go if you can’t slow down, that’s why your brakes are the most important safety system on your vehicle and in Myrtle Beach’s stop-and-go traffic, you’ll use your brakes a lot.
Over time and with every press fo the pedal your brakes are slowly wearing away. Unfortunately brake wear is incremental and you may not even realize you have an issue. Use this simple checklist to determine if your brakes are going bad:
- Does it take more distance to come to a stop?
- When you press your brake pedal, is it soft or spongy?
- Does your brake light or ABS light comes on while braking?
- Do you feel your car pulling to one side or the other while braking?
- Do you feel vibrations or shuttering when you are breaking, especially when you brake hard?
- Have you ever had one or more of your wheels to lock up and skid while braking
- Are you hearing that classic squealing or grinding noise while braking?
- Do you almost have to push your brake pedal to the floor before brakes engage?
If you are experiencing any of these issues, your car or truck may not be as safe as it should be and your brakes are going bad. Here at Turn Key Auto Repair we are here to help. Print out a money saving coupon for your car air conditioning service and come in for a visit.
Make Your Brakes Last Longer
Maintaining your vehicle’s brakes is much cheaper than having to pay for expensive repairs. By inspecting your brakes annually you can ensure you are replacing your brake pads before you cause costly damage to your brake rotors. This will save you big time. But what’s even better is making the most out of the brakes you already have our your car or truck. Follow these simple tips to keep your car stopping on time, every time:
- Stay up-to-date on your vehicle maintenance and have your brakes inspected at least once a year.
- Your parking brake is for just that, parking. Make sure you never try to drive with your parking brake on. If you feel resistance when you press the gas, stop and make sure you don’t have your brake on.
- Avoid aggressive braking and slowly ease the pedal down. Give yourself extra braking room in traffic and you’ll not only be a little more relaxed, you’ll also avoid unnecessary brake wear.
- If you have to add brake fluid, or notice any issues, get into the shop quickly.
- Is your brake light or ABS warning light on? That’s a sign to schedule a visit to Turn Key Auto Repair!
Related Car & Truck Repair Articles:
Myrtle Beach’s stop and go traffic can be very tough on a car brake systems. Every time your foot touches the brake peddle you add a little wear and reduce the life of your brakes. This is why it’s important to understand how your vehicle’s system works, the signs of wear, and when to get your car in to see our Myrtle Beach mechanics to fix any issues.
Your car dashboard has that same annoying light again, it’s time for your six month, or 3,000 mile oil change. But do you really need one? It’s not as if your vehicle is burning oil, in fact your car us running great, so why bother taking it to the mechanic and spending money just to change our your oil?
When your Check Engine light comes on it’s not a suggestion and it’s not a reason to cover up the light with a piece tape either. Typically your vehicle, especially newer cars and trucks, will very clearly tell you what you need to do, be it low tire pressure, oil change time, door ajar, and more. However at times, you will see the dreaded check engine light… What does that mean though? Are you about to be hit with hundreds of dollars in car repairs?